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MLK Day events in the Hudson Valley

Fredricka Bryant performs at the Youth Legacy Awards

Fredricka Bryant performs at the Youth Legacy Awards in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013) Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Hudson Valley residents remembered the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with several events on and leading up to the fallen civil rights activist's 84th birthday. (Jan. 20-21, 2013)

Community religious leaders sing a hymn at the
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Community religious leaders sing a hymn at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Ushers accept donations at the Interfaith Worship Service
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Ushers accept donations at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey and Rabbi Lee
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Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey and Rabbi Lee S. Paskind at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Rabbi Lee S. Paskind speaks at the Interfaith
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Rabbi Lee S. Paskind speaks at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey speaks at the
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey speaks at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Students perform
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Students perform "Dr. King's Melody" at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Students perform
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Students perform "Dr. King's Melody" at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Zead Ramadan of the Hudson Valley Islamic Community
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Zead Ramadan of the Hudson Valley Islamic Community Center speaks at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Students wait to perform at the Interfaith Worship
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Students wait to perform at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey hugs Min. Tuesday
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Rev. Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey hugs Min. Tuesday Paige McDonald after her performance at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The audience applauds Min. Tuesday Paige McDonald at
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The audience applauds Min. Tuesday Paige McDonald at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Min. Tuesday Paige McDonald sings at the Interfaith
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Min. Tuesday Paige McDonald sings at the Interfaith Worship Service in Peekskill. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Imani Smith of New Rochelle gets emotional while
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Imani Smith of New Rochelle gets emotional while accepting the Spirit of Love award at the Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Imani Smith of New Rochelle gets emotional while
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Imani Smith of New Rochelle gets emotional while accepting the Spirit of Love award at the Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown concludes
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The Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown concludes with a prayer. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Chelsea Bristow of White Plains accepts the Social
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Chelsea Bristow of White Plains accepts the Social Action Award at the Youth Legacy Awards in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

William Carter serves as the master of ceremonies
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William Carter serves as the master of ceremonies at the Youth Legacy Awards in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The Marching Cobras perform at the Youth Legacy
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The Marching Cobras perform at the Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown begins
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The Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown begins with a screening of President Barack Obama's inauguration. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Children sing
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Children sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Fredricka Bryant gives the Angelic Youth Choir a
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Fredricka Bryant gives the Angelic Youth Choir a standing ovation at the Youth Legacy Awards in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown begins
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

The Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown begins with a screening of President Barack Obama's inauguration. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The Angelic Youth Choir performs at the Youth
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

The Angelic Youth Choir performs at the Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Fredricka Bryant performs at the Youth Legacy Awards
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Fredricka Bryant performs at the Youth Legacy Awards in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

Antonia Riley of Mount Vernon accepts the Social
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Antonia Riley of Mount Vernon accepts the Social Justice Award at the Youth Legacy Awards ceremony in Tarrytown. (Jan. 21, 2013)

The winners of an oratory contest about the
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

The winners of an oratory contest about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that took place at New Rochelle's Shiloh Baptist Church are, from left, Jasmine Shaw, 17; Annie Harriage, 9; and Julian Epps, 12. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
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Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in
Photo Credit: Lili Holzer-Glier

Sunday school students at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle competed in the 14th annual oratorical competition on Sunday to share a message inspired by the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Jan. 20, 2013)

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