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Published January 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

Barry Nelson stands on the First Avenue North bridge


Barry Nelson stands on the First Avenue North bridge between Fargo and Moorhead. When Nelson was on the Fargo Human Relations Commission in 2005, he pushed for what is now Veterans Boulevard between Fargo and West Fargo to be named for Martin Luther King Jr. Another commission member led a failed attempt for the First Avenue North bridge to be renamed for King in 2010. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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