A parade fit for King

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The weather was perfect for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade on Monday, Jan. 20, as hundreds of people participated in the celebration of the birthday of the slain civil rights leader. Photos by Bob Sofaly.

Members of local civic clubs wave fans with the likeness of Martin Luther King Jr. as they make their way down Boundary Street.
Members of local civic clubs wave fans with the likeness of Martin Luther King Jr. as they make their way down Boundary Street.
It wouldn’t be a parade without marching bands. Both Battery Creek and Beaufort High School bands participated and performed. Here, a trumpeter from Beaufort High plays his horn.
It wouldn’t be a parade without marching bands. Both Battery Creek and Beaufort High School bands participated and performed. Here, a trumpeter from Beaufort High plays his horn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children wave to the enthusiastic crowd from their float during the annual MLK Day parade on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
Children wave to the enthusiastic crowd from their float during the annual MLK Day parade on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.