3 Jacksonville's Martin Luther King Junior parade .. is being called the biggest in city history. More than 200 different groups marched through the downtown streets for more than 2 and a half hours. Channel 4's Tarik Minor is joining us LIVE from Metro where the events of the day are just are wrapping up. Tarik .. what a beautiful day for a parade. The celebration isn't over, a program is still going on here at the Metropolitan park, remembering the life of Dr. Martin Luther King and the legacy he leaves behind. 3 52-57 1'09-1'14PKG - What started as a march with only 25 people 30 years ago, has turned into a city wide celebration, honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. 20:52:27"it has grown over the period of years."Richard Wilson is one of the founders of Jacksonville's MLK Foundation, one of only a handful of people who walked in Kings honor at FSCJ before King was honored with a national holiday.20:52:59"dr, king set a precedent, he believed in marching for peace, justice, love, and all races join hand, and march in unity."And march they did today - from Jefferson Street to Metropolitan park..NAThigh school bands and community groups, many with a message of their own.21:11:35"this is the one of the dreams that Martin Luther King had was to be educated and that's the dream realized , and so we picked this day to give over 3000 books today to kids remind them to keep this dream alive, we can do and whatever we want to be." 21:15:26"we want our young people to take away from this, not just a day off, we want our young people to know about the man and the struggles that he went through, all of the liberties, and freedoms that are enjoyed are result of martin luther kings work."At the end of the parade route, hundreds paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, and other local civic leaders who died this year, who embodied the characteristics of Martin Luther King. Marchers paid tribute to local civic leaders Jerome Spates, Dr.Chester Aiken, Melvin Austin, and Stetson Kennedy. All of whom city leaders say, served Jacksonville in the a way Dr. Martin Luther King would have been proud of. 3 You and Melanie Lawson anchored our coverage of the parade this morning on news4jax .. what part of the parade moved you the most?