Especially to Gloria Jordan, who personally shared the dream Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed more than four decades ago.
"I remember a lot of it, but you know you cant keep going back what was, you have to look forward to what is," said the 72 year-old.
Today she marches on, except this time a little more freely and alongside a new generation who shes making sure doesn't forget the meaning behind the famous speech.
"Our kids need to know what Martin Luther King did for them," said Jordan.
Now they too share the same admiration for the civil rights leader.
"Because he fought for us to be here to be at the school were at now," said 9 year-old Robert Pierce.
"He had a dream that everybody could get along," said Jaselynn Mays.
They were part of the more than 100 others who made their way down the bridge named after the very man they're marching to remember.
Some were experiencing it for the first time.
"I feel like he gave his life to the black that are supposed to be free and I feel free," said Louise Corn.
While others were continuing a yearly tradition.
"It's helping us not to forget and not push things under the rug," said Justina Thompson.
It was much more than just a walk, it was a time to sing, pray and remember the struggles and meaning behind the words that helped change the course of history.