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Rev. Lee E. Cooper, Jr. gives the invocation at the  Midwest City Martin Luther King, Jr. prayer breakfast in the Reed 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,  Cooper is senior pastor at Prospect Baptist Church. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman