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George Sarantou is in front of the crowd during the prayer before D. Michael Collins takes the Oath of Office for the Mayor of Toledo in the lobby of One Government Center on Thursday.

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D. Michael Collins gives gives a speech after taking the Oath of Office.

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D. Michael Collins takes the Oath of Office.

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D. Michael Collins, left, speaks with former Mayor Carty Finkbeiner, right, before taking the Oath of Office.

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Marcia Langenderfer smiles while D. Michael Collins takes the Oath of Office.

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D. Michael Collins and his wife Sandra Drabik, pray before taking the Oath of Office.

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D. Michael Collins and his wife Sandra Drabik, applaud while waiting in the wings before taking the Oath of Office for the Mayor of Toledo.

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D. Michael Collins and his wife Sandra Drabik, hold hands while waiting in the wings in the lobby of One Government Center.

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D. Michael Collins speaks with his mother-in-law Marian Lowe, left, before taking the Oath of Office.

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D. Michael Collins, left, embraces supporter Rocleen Reihing, right.

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D. Michael Collins speaks with Mark Sobczak, right.

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D. Michael Collins speaks with Teresa Moore, right.

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D. Michael Collins gives his wife, Sandra Drabik, a kiss after taking the Oath of Office.

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Anita Lopez reacts during a light moment in the swearing-in ceremony.

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D. Michael Collins speaks with Henry Triplett, right.

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Rev. Albert B. Ceranowskit gives the Invocation before D. Michael Collins takes the Oath of Office.

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D. Michael Collins, left, and his wife Sandra Drabik, right.

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D. Michael Collins smiles to the crowd before taking the podium.

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D. Michael Collins, left, speaks with Lucas County Republican party chairman Jon Stainbrook.

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D. Michael Collins gets a hug from Marcia Langenderfer before his swearing in as mayor of Toledo.

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D. Michael Collins gets a hug from his grandson Murphy Sheridan, 5, of San Diego.

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D. Michael Collins, left, speaks with Lucas County Republican party chairman Jon Stainbrook before being sworn in as mayor.

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Newly sworn in mayor D. Michael Collins attends the first city council meeting of the year at One Government Center, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

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Matt Sapara, Director of Business and Economic Development for the City of Toledo, speaks during the first city council meeting of the year.

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Newly sworn in mayor D. Michael Collins, right, attends the first city council meeting of the year.

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Newly sworn in mayor D. Michael Collins at the first city council meeting of the year at One Government Center.

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New Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins shakes hands with new councilman Larry Sykes.

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Judge Bill Connelly swears in new Toledo City Councilmen from left: Larry Sykes, Sandy Spang; Rob Ludeman; Theresa Gabriel; Steven Steel and Jack Ford, right, during the first city council meeting of the year.

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Republican George Sarantou, left, speaks with D. Michael Collins before Collins is sworn in during as new mayor of Toledo.

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