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Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed in Washington, D.C.(18 images)

Yolanda Renee King, granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr., speaks during a service at the Washington National Cathedral on Tuesday. Her speech follows a weekend of tributes and visits to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial on Monday, the national holiday in honor of the slain civil rights leader.

Yolanda Renee King, granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr., speaks during a service for students at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Yolanda speaks from the cathedral's Canterbury Pulpit, where her grandfather preached his final Sunday sermon before his death in 1968. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Yolanda speaks during a service entitled, "Remaining Awake: A Service in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day." Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Students listen as Yolanda speaks. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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