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    "You're off to great places! Today is your Day! Your mountain is waiting, So...Get on your way!" ~Dr. Seuss

    At a dedication ceremony on February 27, 2013 that was attended by some twenty Rosa Parks students, President Obama and Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mrs. Parks, whose act of defiance and work in the civil rights movement helped spur desegregation across the country and the passage of the Voting Rights Act. Pictures follow.

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    Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #1.

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     Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #2.

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     Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #3.

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    Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #4. 

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     Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #5.

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     Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #6.

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     Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #7. 

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    Rosa Parks statue dedication photo #8.