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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Eight-year-old Olivia Obopilwe read an essay about Martin Luther King Jr. during a celebration of the civil rights activist’s life on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Workman Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

TORRINGTON — A celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was held at the Workman Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church on Saturday, Jan. 12.

The civil rights icon would have been 90 years old on Jan. 15.

More than 50 people attended the event, which was sponsored by the Brotherhood of Diversity.

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