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Winner of Post's 2014 Peeps Show contest recreates iconic moment in history

The top winner of the Washington Post's annual Peep Show contest in 2014: 'I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King Jr. Addresses the Peeple.' (Photo: Joseph Victor Stefanchik/Washington Post)
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(WJLA) - It's an Easter tradition in the D.C. Metro area - the annual Washington Post competition to create a diorama scene out of sugary Peeps treats.

This year's grand prize-winning scene was crafted by three friends, Matthew McFeeley, 34; Mary Clare Peate, 33; and Alex Baker, 34; all of Washington, and depicts an iconic moment in history.

The diorama is called "I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King Jr. Addresses the Peeple," and depicts the famous speech and march on Washington in 1963 - a fitting piece, given that Wednesday is Emancipation Day in the district.

The diorama is painted in eight shades of gray, an homage to black-and-white photos of the real event in 1963.

See more photos of the 'I Have a Dream' winner and the five other Peep Show finalists on the Washington Post's site.

 

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