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Boro MLK parade postponed
Event likely moving to Saturday
King Holiday Heal
Ricky Brown II, 4, rides on his father Ricky Brown's shoulders during a march to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in San Francisco, Monday. - photo by Associated Press
The corridors set to host this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade were overflowing Monday. But it is was rain blanketing the Statesboro sidewalks instead of men, women and children looking to honor the slain civil rights icon. With two hours remaining before the parade kick-off and facing a forecast of a 90 percent chance of rain throughout the evening, parade officials chose to delay festivities until later in the week.
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