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Celebrating a man and his dream

Communities around the Tampa Bay area join the nation in remembering the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.

Celebrations include a march and rally in Clearwater, pictured above in 2004; a candlelight ceremony with a gospel choir in Largo; a range of events in Tampa from a street festival at the University of South Florida to a tribute of song, dance and storytelling at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center; and, in St. Petersburg, the huge Dr. Martin Luther King Drum Major for Justice Parade and the M.L. King Festival of Bands with the 375-member Florida A & M University Marching 100 Rattlers Band and others.

For details on these and on other events to mark the holiday, see the Get Away calendar on Page 33W.

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