The video below contains some of the most famous words spoken by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man whose stirring speeches led a movement and moved a nation. As we near the day when we celebrate his life and what he stood for, we want to know how Dr. King has inspired you.

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Tell us, in a video response, what words of his are most memorable to you, or tell us in your own words how he has affected your life.

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Compare your feelings for Dr. King with how he inspired fellow Americans.

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