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Springfield honors King
Firefighters from the Guyton Fire Department walk the parade route Monday. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

SPRINGFIELD -- Springfield conducted its Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Monday.

The annual celebration of the life and achievements of King, an American civil rights leader, also included the Homer. L Wallace Unity Breakfast at the Effingham Recreation and Parks Department. A Youth Day Service followed.

The theme for the parade was "Peach and equality, a dream for all people."