Locals gathered on Monday in celebration as they marched down the Martin Luther King Jr. bridge. In addition to the march, the Abilene Black Chamber of Commerce held a banquet in King’s honor at the Abilene Convention Center.
My name is Lauren and I'm the Editor in Chief of the Optimist this year. I'm an avid fan of romantic comedies, the First Amendment and national parks. More than anything, I'm passionate about storytelling via photographs, and love getting to know the heart of people through my lens.