Barack Obama declared that Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday should begin a new tradition of service. Today, with the First-Lady-to-be, he surprised a group of volunteers in Washington, DC sending cards, letters and packages to troops serving overseas.
Photo: US President-elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle (L) pose with a group of volunteers during a National Day of Service Project. MANDEL NGAN/Staff/Getty Images News
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