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Dr. Gaye Williams Ortiz helps Brian Pace, 3, ring the bell donated by her mother, Betty Williams, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. "Today it symbolizes this congregation's commitment to justice, freedom and to liberty," she said during Wednesday's "Let Freedom Ring" event. "It is our own freedom bell."   JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF
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Dr. Gaye Williams Ortiz helps Brian Pace, 3, ring the bell donated by her mother, Betty Williams, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. "Today it symbolizes this congregation's commitment to justice, freedom and to liberty," she said during Wednesday's "Let Freedom Ring" event. "It is our own freedom bell."

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