Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Speech

The following is a speech made by Rep. Frederick at the 27th Keep Living the Dream Celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Highland Church.  Good afternoon, I’m Lew Frederick, State Representative from House District 43, North and Northeast

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Lew speakingvertical cropresizedLew Frederick learned the importance of public service as a young man in Atlanta during the height of the civil rights movement, where a mentor once told him “Use the talents and opportunities you have. You’re supposed to make this world better for those who come after you.”

That mentor was the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Those words, reinforced by his parents’ example, led Lew to a career in public service. They still influence him deeply today, always urging him to make a difference, especially for young people.

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