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Include Mental Health in MLK’s “Dream,” says Community College Student

26 January 2016 No Comment
Martin Luther King Jr.  Photo courtesy of MLKonline.net

Martin Luther King Jr. Photo courtesy of MLKonline.net

By: Matthew Wingfield

On Jan. 18, students at Lord Fairfax Community College’s Fauquier campus spoke about their interpretation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision.

A speech contest invited contestants to deliver three- to five-minute speeches on the topic of King’s famous “I Have a Dream” address. Helen Bowerman, the winner, cast King’s vision in the context of greater empathy and care for people with mental illnesses.

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