Photos: Students swarm White House after death of Osama bin Laden

Thousands of students flocked to the White House Monday to celebrate the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. President Barack Obama said American forces swarmed a compound in Pakistan Sunday and killed bin Laden, prompting a mass of students to rush to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Students swarmed the White House Monday morning after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. Francis Rivera | Assistant Photo Editor
President Barack Obama said American forces killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden Sunday, prompting celebrations at the White House. Michelle Rattinger | Photo Editor
Students from GW and other universities flocked to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave to celebrate after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. Michelle Rattinger | Photo Editor
Crowds at the White House after the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death spread into Lafayette Square Monday. Michelle Rattinger | Photo Editor
Edward Dooley shows support for former President George W. Bush at the White House Monday. Francis Rivera | Assistant Photo Editor
Amanda Galonek and other students watch on as President Barack Obama announces that American forces killed Osama bin Laden. Becky Crowder | Hatchet photographer
American pride was at an all-time high Monday as students swarmed the White House. Jordan Emont | Assistant Photo Editor
The crowds at the White House chanted "USA, USA," and sang the National Anthem Monday. Jordan Emont | Assistant Photo Editor
Kai Gardner, 2, and his father Jeff Gardner, 32, from Arlington, Va. joined students at the White House to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden. Jordan Emont | Assistant Photo Editor
American flags were flown as students climbed trees outside the White House following the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death. Jordan Emont | Assistant Photo Editor
American University students Pat Hanlon and Nick Yanchulis, driving, celebrated at the White House Monday. Jordan Emont | Assistant Photo Editor

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