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Staff photo / Members of the Howard School marching band walk past a mural of Martin Luther King Jr. while lining up for a memorial parade and march along M.L. King Boulevard on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Chattanooga.

For the 29th year, CHI Memorial is celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with its "Peace, Love and Unity" service. However, due to the COVID-19 surge, the event will now stream at facebook.com/CHIMemorial at 4 p.m. Monday.

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The guest speaker for this year's event is Mary Lambert, director of community health for the city of Chattanooga. Charles Collins II, a retired music educator of Hamilton County Schools and Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, will provide music.

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This year's theme centers around healthy equity and is based on a King quote: "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and most inhuman because it often results in physical death."

Guests who view the "Peace, Love and Unity" service are encouraged to come together to celebrate King's values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and, above all, service.

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— Compiled by Brandi Dixon

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