Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Opens in Washington

August 23, 2011 Updated Aug 23, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Opens in Washington

August 23, 2011 Updated Aug 23, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT

Some visitors were brought to tears Monday during the public unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, according to a USA Today report.

The memorial, which features a 30-foot granite statue of King, is located on the National Mall.

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