Obama Pitches In


The president-elect and Martin Luther King III tour a teenage homeless shelter in Northeast D.C. Monday morning. Details here.

Obama then removes his jacket, grabs a paint roller and pitches in as workers paint a wall. Read pool report here.

Says in brief remarks to the press: “Don’t underestimate the power for people to pull together and to accomplish amazing things.”

Meanwhile: Michelle Obama, her daughters and Jill Biden assemble troop care packages at RFK stadium.

PHOTOS: Images from day’s community service events.

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