Oklahomans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Photo Gallery 4/45

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb is surrounded by children as they pull on a rope to ring a replica Liberty Bell in front of the Oklahoma History Center; it is one of several events in the Oklahoma City area that allowed local residents to observe the national holiday honoring slain civil rights leader, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman