Photos: Celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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(Meredith) –  Martin Luther King Jr. was easily one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

And each year, we take a day to remember the man behind the Civil Rights Movement and honor all of his accomplishments.

Check out these photos that captured iconic moments the world will never forget.

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