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U.S. gives tribute to memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Christine King Farris, (L-R), sister slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Bernice King, daughter of King and the Rev. Samuel Rodriquez sing "We Shall Overcome" at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)

Christine King Farris, (L-R), sister slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Bernice King, daughter of King and the Rev. Samuel Rodriquez sing "We Shall Overcome" at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr....more

Christine King Farris, (L-R), sister slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Bernice King, daughter of King and the Rev. Samuel Rodriquez sing "We Shall Overcome" at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)
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Mohsin Bharmal (L), and P.B. Nair of the Ghandi Foundation place flowers at the crypt of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King on the the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative ServiceMartin Luther King Day in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)

Mohsin Bharmal (L), and P.B. Nair of the Ghandi Foundation place flowers at the crypt of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King on the the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative ServiceMartin Luther King Day in Atlanta,...more

Mohsin Bharmal (L), and P.B. Nair of the Ghandi Foundation place flowers at the crypt of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King on the the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative ServiceMartin Luther King Day in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)
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Herschelle Adams (L), and her mother Ozie Jackie Adams react after the swearing in of President Obama as they watched from Ebenezer Baptist Church after the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Herschelle Adams (L), and her mother Ozie Jackie Adams react after the swearing in of President Obama as they watched from Ebenezer Baptist Church after the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21,...more

Herschelle Adams (L), and her mother Ozie Jackie Adams react after the swearing in of President Obama as they watched from Ebenezer Baptist Church after the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
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The congregation watches the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama on a large screen from Ebenezer Baptist Church after the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)

The congregation watches the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama on a large screen from Ebenezer Baptist Church after the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami...more

The congregation watches the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama on a large screen from Ebenezer Baptist Church after the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)
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Rev. Bernice King (R), daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr, smiles following the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama on her father's bible along with Christine King Farris (C), and the Rev. Samuel Rodriquez as they watch from Ebenezer Baptist Church following the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Rev. Bernice King (R), daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr, smiles following the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama on her father's bible along with Christine King Farris (C), and the Rev. Samuel Rodriquez as...more

Rev. Bernice King (R), daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr, smiles following the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama on her father's bible along with Christine King Farris (C), and the Rev. Samuel Rodriquez as they watch from Ebenezer Baptist Church following the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
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Christine King Farris, sister of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., smiles as President Barack Obama is sworn in on her brother's bible as she watches from Ebenezer Baptist Church following the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)

Christine King Farris, sister of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., smiles as President Barack Obama is sworn in on her brother's bible as she watches from Ebenezer Baptist Church following the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual...more

Christine King Farris, sister of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., smiles as President Barack Obama is sworn in on her brother's bible as she watches from Ebenezer Baptist Church following the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)
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Dr.Bernice King, CEO of the King Center speaks during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)

Dr.Bernice King, CEO of the King Center speaks during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)

Dr.Bernice King, CEO of the King Center speaks during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY RELIGION)
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Keynote speaker Rev. Samuel Rodriquez, speaks at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Keynote speaker Rev. Samuel Rodriquez, speaks at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Keynote speaker Rev. Samuel Rodriquez, speaks at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
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Mershele Brown reacts during a song at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES)

Mershele Brown reacts during a song at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES)

Mershele Brown reacts during a song at Ebenezer Baptist Church during the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES)
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