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HOUSTON - The Waltrip High School band will be heading to Washington, D.C. to perform at the presidential inauguration later this month.

The band director said the team successfully raised the money needed for the trip with the help of a final push from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and some of her supporters.

The band will play for at least three different inaugural events, which is definitely a thrill for many of them who have never been outside of Houston.

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