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Lakeville Journal

TORRINGTON — A celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was held at the Workman Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church on Saturday, Jan. 12.

The civil rights icon would have been 90 years old on Jan. 15.

More than 50 people attended the event, which was sponsored by the Brotherhood of Diversity.

“Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the great heroes of our country,” the Rev. Kevin Jacobs said in an interview before the event. “I think if he was around today he would still be seeing a lot of challenges because he...