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Thousands Gather For 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

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People boarded buses in Philly overnight Friday into Saturday bound for the nation's capital.

That's where thousands gathered 50 years after the March on Washington and that famous speech by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that marked the turning point in the fight for civil rights.

For many, King's message is even more powerful and relevant today, a half-century later.

And, as FOX 29's Omari Fleming found out, people from right here in Philadelphia continue to draw strength from it.

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