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Flashback Friday: 1987

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  • Feb. 14, 2020 - 11:25 PM

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Flashback Friday: 1987

The Newnan Times-Herald

Downtown Parade Honors King

Grand Marshal Thunderbolt Patterson waves to the crowd during the inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.

A parade and evening program that filled the Municipal Auditorium to capacity where held in Newnan Saturday in honor of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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