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Hoffman Estates honors King's legacy

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By Daily Herald report

Community and business leaders gathered in Hoffman Estates Monday morning to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Hoffman Estates Cultural Awareness Commission's 12th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast held at village hall featured a performance by the Sears Holdings Associate Gospel Choir and guest speaker Asa Gordon, a social studies teacher at Palatine High School.

Gordon discussed historical and contemporary examples of people who overcame obstacles and problems through resilience.

"We should all have a suitcase full of resiliency to use when called upon," he said.

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