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Nation acts to enshrine a dream

Ground broken for King memorial

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / November 14, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Forty-three years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and challenged his countrymen to live up to the nation's founding principles, the civil rights icon was granted a place yesterday among the pantheon of America's most revered historical figures. (Full article: 1041 words)

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