The community gathered this morning to remember the leader of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
swelled with song and praise not only for King, but for the legacy he has left with many.
Honorable Robin Wilson spoke before a crowd of more than 200 people addressing King's words, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
Wilson explored King's speech, from which this quote was derived, and implored the audience to ask themselves, "What are you doing for others?"
She challenged people to take time to mentor a youth and change the world in ways both big and small.
"Change," Wilson said, speaking of the youth, "begins with us, but is only sustainable through them."
Following a breakfast of eggs (donated by Soffer Egg Farm), pancakes, bacon and sausage (all proceeds benefited the and Fuel Assistance for the Elderly), Branford High School's Music Makers entertained the audience with Greg Nobile leading the group.
As the day of remembrance came to a close, Rev. Charles Woody of St. Stephen's A.M.E. Church led the entire crowd in song.
So, to honor King's lifetime and his words, Branford Patch asks, "What are you doing for others?"
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