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VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

Community and Interfaith Celebration held in honor of civil-rights leader

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual Community and Interfaith Celebration.

The event was held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.

Former City Councilwoman LaDoris Cordell served as master of ceremonies for the event, which also featured a discussion led by journalist Belva Davis; performances by Eastside College Preparatory High School's choir and the Volunteer Community Interfaith Choir; poetry recitation by Stanford student Victoria S. Asbury; and youth awards to Costano Elementary School students.

Video by Vivian Wong and Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.

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