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A spectator on the National Mall holds an image of President Obama and Martin Luther King during the 2013 presidential inauguration in January. Gabriel B. Tait/MCT/Landov hide caption

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The March On Washington At 50

Obama To Outline Unfinished Work, Decades After King's Dream

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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaks Saturday at the Lincoln Memorial during activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Michael Reynolds/EPA /Landov hide caption

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50 Years After March On Washington, John Lewis Still Fights

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The local playground's design doesn't work for Emmanuel, shown here with his family. The loose surface hampers his wheelchair, and there are no ramps to help him get onto the play structures. Julie Caine for NPR hide caption

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New Accessible Playground Rules May Not Go Far Enough

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Joseph Burden (third row, third from right) with his graduating class at Washington, D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department training academy in 1960. Every officer on the force was required to work the day of the March on Washington. Courtesy of Joseph Burden hide caption

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Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat

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Lake Eyre in South Australia is normally a dry salt pan and rarely fills with water. But it did after massive rains two years ago, and is seen here on May 20, 2011. Theo Allofs/Corbis hide caption

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How Extreme Australian Rains Made Global Sea Levels Drop

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