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8o - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Jan. 25 - Jan. 31, 2002 + Dan Cook photos The tenth annual Sussex County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commezorative Weekend kicks off down the streets of Lewes Saturday morning, Jan. 19, with the theme "Drum Major for Justice." Proudly carrying the banner leading the parade are Linda Miller, left, and Marjorie Biles. Fellow marchers carry signs.proclaiming the themes of previous King weekends. These three young ladies from+First State Head Start in Lewes give thanks for the words and deeds of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, as he worked to end segregation and prejudice in the 1960s. They are (l-r)Sopia Lopez, Angel Cox and Charity Cox. Delaware State Universi- ty's Little Miss Sussex Coun- ty Alumni, BreAshia Haz- zard, age 5, waves to the crowds, above, warming the hearts of parade goers. Two-year-old Zion Reed of Millsboro, bundled up agai- inst the January cold, seems unfazed by aH of the revelry during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade iiii0000il ....... + Above, members Of the Tuskegee Airmen, who served as an all-black unit of the combat Army Air Corps -move through the streets of Lewes. At left, Shannon Farmer from the Sussex Central High School Marching Band performs On saxophone dur- ing the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Pa- rade.. The Friendship United Methodist Church of Mi!" ton's float sports a nautical theme as mem- bers ride aboard the IHS Friendship through the streets of Lewes as snow begins to fall. Clockwise from above, left, Monty Sturgis of the Christ- ian Brothers with Step from St. John's 2nd Baptist Church in Mlllsboro struts his stuff. At right, two-year-old Tamia Bonville, left, and four-year-old Tykia Duffy carry a Placard through the parade. At left, members of the Westside New Beginnings af- ter school program from Re. hoboth Beach wave to the crowd.