UPDATED: Jan. 16, 2015 5:02 p.m.
WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — Students from Watkins Elementary School in northeast Washington are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by presenting a reading of his “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial.
120 Watkins Elem 5th graders set to read MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech. 125-4th graders watch to prep for next yr pic.twitter.com/T31NWk3jN3— Cam Thompson (@CamThompsonCBS6) January 16, 2015
The National Park Service presented the 11th annual reading of King’s speech on Friday afternoon. About 100 fifth graders participated in the reading.
Each student read one line of the speech on the spot where King stood during the March on Washington in 1963.
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