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Amazing what 1,000 people can do. On the banks of the mighty Mississippi River in Memphis, the below "Aerial Art" was made.

Organizers were hoping at least 1,000 people would gather in Tom Lee Park Sunday to form a huge image of Martin Luther King Jr.

They got perhaps a third of that, and resigned to fill in the remainder with hundreds of opened umbrellas.

Still, they mostly managed to pull off a massive image of King, looking pensive with his chin resting on his hand, along with the words "Keep the Dream Alive." Helicopters flew overhead to record the "aerial art," as it's called.

On the eve of a historical day, we remember the past and yes - THE DREAM IS STILL ALIVE!

Originally posted to Six Degrees of Aaron on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 07:44 AM PST.

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