TODAY   |  August 28, 2013

TODAY fans share ‘dreams’ for Martin Luther King Jr. speech anniversary

We asked TODAY viewers to share what their dreams are for the U.S. in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech.

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>>> that is a live picture from atlanta, georgia as the nation pauses to mark the 50th anniversary of martin luther king , jr.'s "i have a dream " speech. we asked some guests to share their dreams with us.

>> i have a dream , one day, this nation will rise. and remembered by the content of their character. i have a dream today.

>> i have a dream that we continue his vision of equality. not just for african americans but all races.

>> i have a dream that no matter where you are in the world a person will be able to share their faith freely without fear of persecution.

>> that i will live long enough to see a female as president of the united states of america .

>> one day my kids will wake up in a world that is free of guns and violence in schools.

>> you can attend higher education without being saddled with debt for the rest of your life.

>> a cure for all forms of cancer.

>> access to healthy food won't be determined by someone's income.

>> that everyone gets home safely to their families.

>> we will all be equal not only in the sense of black and white but that you can love whoever you want.

>> that all people that want a job are able to get one.

>> for kids to be raised to understand the meaning of kindness in order to put an end to bullying.

>> i have a dream .

>> i have a dream .