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‘Dream’ speech recalled

50 brave the cold for King tribute

 The Martin Luther King, Jr, Coalition of the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission held a Remember! Celebrate! Act! : King's Dream for Our World rally at the First United Methodist Church in Schenectady on January 20, 2013.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
The Martin Luther King, Jr, Coalition of the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission held a Remember! Celebrate! Act! : King's Dream for Our World rally at the First United Methodist Church in Schenectady on January 20, 2013.
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Fifty Schenectady residents braved the cold State Street wind Sunday afternoon for just 17 minutes. That’s how long it took to play Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech over crackly twin loudspeakers from the steps of First United Methodist Church. It’s also roughly the same length of time the average local can shiver in a parka before sprinting for the heated indoors. “I know it’s cold,” said Angelica Morris, Schenectady Human Rights ...

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