Obama Wants Americans to Serve Their Communities, So I Suited Up and Spent a Morning Hammering Down Shingles

Jan. 9, 2009 I ascend a ladder and step onto a roof covered with black paper still wet with morning dew. Kneeling, hammer in hand, and with a pouch full of roofing nails slung around my waist, I nail down shingles flush with the roof edge. This morning, the Habitat for Humanity crew is split up […]