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RIP – Rev. Abraham Woods

Birmingham is mourning the loss of a local civil rights legend as ABC 33/40 is reporting that the Rev. Abraham Woods died a short while ago at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. He was 80 years old.

UPDATE: Birmingham remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK day image

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UPDATE: 9:34 p.m., Click on the image above to view more images from earlier today (30 images, 2 pages).

The Rev. Abraham Woods sits behind the altar at 16th Street Baptist Church Monday afternoon. The Rev. Woods and other Civil Rights figures took part in today’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march which started at Birmingham City Hall and ended at the church with a rally. The march and rally are just a few of the events held today to honor the memory of King.