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Obama family celebrates MLK's legacy with volunteer project

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US President Barack Obama (C) and First Lady Michelle Obama (C-bottom) and their daughter Malia (2nd-L) work at the Browne Education Center in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2012, to take part in a community service project in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and in honor of Dr. King's life and legacy. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Jewel Samad / AFP - Getty Images

US President Barack Obama paints a quote of Martin Luther King Jr. on the wall of a library at the Browne Education Center in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2012, to take part in a community service project in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

AP reports:

President Barack Obama evoked Martin Luther King, Jr.'s own words about public service Monday as Obama and his family celebrated the life of the late civil rights leader with a volunteer project.

The president, along with wife Michelle Obama and daughter Malia, joined other volunteers at Browne Education Center in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama (R) stands with her daughter Malia (2nd R) as U.S. President Barack Obama (L) delivers remarks during a day of service to honor Martin Luther King, Jr, at the Browne Education Campus school in Washington, on Jan. 16.