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Danell Haspel: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

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Did you know Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech almost didn’t have a dream? 

According to The Guardian, King’s advisor, Wyatt Walker, told him the phrase was cliché and he had already used it too much, so Dr. King left it out of the typed version of the speech. (Younge, 2013) 

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Now, even after fifty years, it is one of the most recognizable speeches ever made. 

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