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I Have A Dream

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Hidden : 08/28/2013
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Watch out for thorns. They are SUPER sharp and on a tree, not vines. OUCH!

The cache is NOT at the posted coordinates.

In fourth grade, I first heard of a man named Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  In school, we read the "I Have a Dream" speech for the first time and I was instantly intrigued. I couldn't believe there was a time when black children and white children couldn't play together or that there was a time we couldn't eat at the same restaurant.  My best friend that year in school was a black girl named Sharlotte Robinson and I couldn't fathom not having lunch with her or not being allowed to play tetherball with her at recess. 

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech.  I happened to be working at a local cafe that day and stumbled upon the article revisiting that historic day.  I decided right then to place a cache in honor of this historic occasion.  My daughter is a second grader and one of her closest friends is a black girl. When I see them together, holding hands in the lunch line or reading to each other it always makes me smile to see how far we've come.

To find this cache, you will need to read Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have A Dream" speech and fill in the coordinates.

N 35 12.AD

W 80 B1.2CA

A = # of time the words "one day" appear in the speech

B = "____ score years ago, a great American whose shadow we stand in signed the Emancipation Proclamation"

C = The year this speech was initially delivered was 19C3

D=  (Number of different states mentioned in the speech) + 26

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