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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011.
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  • MLK Memorial Dedication

    Singers Stevie Wonder, left, and Ledisi perform a duet at the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial, in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2012.
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  • MLK Memorial Dedication

    Singer James Taylor performs during a dedication ceremony at the Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama, entertainers, civil rights leaders and others attend the ceremony to formally dedicate the memorial to the civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King who was assassinated in 1968.
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  • MLK Memorial Dedication

    Singer, songwriter Stevie Wonder, left, escorts comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory across the stage during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    President Barack Obama cracks a broad smile during the dedication ceremony, where he spoke, of the Martin Luther King Jr.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    People clap during a dedication ceremony at the Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    President Obama and, from left to right, Harold E. Johnson, Sr., President and CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Monument Project Foundation; first lady Michelle Obama; Vice President Joe Biden; Dr. Jill Biden; Interior Secretary Ken Salazar; and Herman "Skip" Mason, President of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., sing "We Will Overcome" during the dedication of the memorial.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    President Barack Obama applauds singer Aretha Franklin during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome singer Stevie Wonder to the stage at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks with reporters during the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    Standing under an image of her father Elder Bernice King speaks at the dedication of his memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, in Washington.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    Standing beneath an image of his father, Martin Luther King, III, speaks at the dedication of the memorial.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    Standing beneath an image of her brother behind her, Dr. Christine King Farris speaks at the dedication of his memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial.
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    Singer Sheryl Crow, center, takes her seat before President Barack Obama arrives to speak at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    Thousands gather at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial dedication Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 in a ceremony hosted by the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation in West Potomac Park.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    President Barack Obama, center, his daughter Malia Obama and Harry Johnson, President and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation, look up at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial.
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