Wednesday, August 28, 1963 is a day that will change the world as we know it. It was there at the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., that I witnessed firsthand how people’s determination can create radical changes. As the march of the people seeking change approached Washington D.C., one could really feel the excitement that was waiting to explode. Men, women, and children both black and white stood around waiting to see what would happen next. Tension and anxiety developed as the crowd of more than 200,000 people waited for Mr. Martin Luther King to return from his meeting with President Kennedy. Mr. Martin Luther King approached the crowd and began to speak of a dream of his. A dream that had spoken to him and impacted him. The nation was tuned in: whether they were there, watching him through television or listening to him on the radio. People were left in awe as they watched this brilliant, visionary man speak with such passion and courage. It was evident that he truly believed in what he was saying and of
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