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Today, the US celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who to this day symbolizes the civil rights movement in this country. It is day to think about how far we’ve come, and how far we have yet to go.

And to remember a man who said, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…

“When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, ‘Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!’”

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