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Obama kicks off inauguration weekend with volunteering

A gift shop displays memorabilia in Washington, DC, 2013 ahead of Barack Obama's second inaugurationAmericans kicked off Barack Obama's inauguration weekend Saturday with a day of service, with the president and his family volunteering their efforts in Washington. The president will participate in a local project around 11:30 am local time (1630 GMT). Meanwhile, vice president Joe Biden and his family were at the DC Armory in the capital to help volunteers pack 100,000 care kits for deployed and wounded US soldiers, veterans and emergency personnel.