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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have played out all day across South Florida.

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This coming on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death when he was assassinated in a Motel in Memphis.

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One of those remembrances included a ride that spanned two South Florida counties.

The “Ride for Dr. King” was described by organizers as a funeral procession of more than 40 vehicles that traveled from Ft. Lauderdale to Liberty City.

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CBS4’s Jim Berry spoke with some of the participants about what Dr. King means to them.