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Annual wreath laying ceremony held for Harold Washington

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The annual wreath laying ceremony to honor of Chicago the first black mayoral was held on wednesday.

Wreath laying has taken place every year since Harold Washington’s death in 1987.

City and community leaders gathered at Oak Woods Cemetery.

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The founder of the Harold Washington Legacy Committee says the ceremony is one way to keep Harold’s legacy alive.

Among those in attendance were members of Washington security and junior ROTC members from the Westinghouse Career Academy.

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Written by Natalia Chi

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