Visitors photograph the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. during the wreath-laying ceremony at the foot of the Stone of Hope at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Visitors photograph the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. during the wreath-laying ceremony at the foot of the Stone of Hope at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)