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The celebration of civil rights hero and Atlanta native, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., takes place annually on the Monday following King's birthday. The day starts with a commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church and continues with a march through Downtown along Auburn Avenue that ends at the King Center.
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Hundreds poured into the streets on MLK Day to remember the man and his message Jan. 18. Throngs of people followed the march down Auburn Avenue from Peachtree Street to Jackson Street and attended the rally later at the King National Park area.
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