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01/17/2011 09:37 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Indiana Woman Helped Get Dr. King His Day

Today, many will celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday -- reflecting on history and civil rights and participating in service projects in tribute, or even just enjoying having a day off.

For one Gary woman, it's much more than all of that, because her name, Katie Beatrice Hall, will forever be synonymous with the holiday becoming law.

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