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14 year old honor student records tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King

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Olivia Harris, a 14 year old New York City 10th grader has recorded a unique and powerful rendition of "A Warrior Has Fallen", a poetic tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. written by her father, Herbert Harris, author of The Twelve Universal Laws of Success. The recording features the poem interwoven with music and excerpts from Dr. King's speech in Memphis, Tennessee. New York, NY (BlackNews.com) - Olivia Harris, a 14 year old New York City 10th grader has recorded a unique and powerful rendition of "A Warrior Has Fallen", a poetic tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. written by her father, Herbert Harris, author of The Twelve Universal Laws of Success.

The recording features the poem interwoven with music and excerpts from Dr. King's speech in Memphis, Tennessee.

Youtube video of Harris's recording:


Harris recorded this poem in Wilmington, North Carolina, a town with special significance in Dr. Martin Luther King's story. His next speaking engagement was scheduled to be in Wilmington before his untimely death.

Harris was excited to record "A Warrior Has Fallen" because she feels that it is important for young people to remember Dr. King's legacy and understand his impact on the world.

Her rendition of this poem revives the art of dramatic recitation that was prevalent in American schools of the past. She hopes to have "A Warrior Has Fallen" heard by young people on radio and television stations throughout the country.

In addition to dramatic reading, Harris is also an author. She has written a book of poetry entitled To Whom it May Concern.

Harris's recording of "A Warrior Has Fallen" is one of the top MP3 downloads on amazon.com. It will also be available on itunes and is being distributed to radio stations across the nation. It will soon be available through her website: www.oliviaspeaks.com
 

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