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Hundreds urged to honor King’s legacy

With personal reflections and calls to action, preachers and public officials paid tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday morning before about 750 people at the city’s annual holiday breakfast honoring the civil rights leader.

Fifty years after King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, speakers invoked his commitment to racial and economic equality, and the enduring need to carry on his legacy.

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