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Larry Grant, founder of LA Kingdom Day Parade, dies at 86

Larry Grant

August 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Larry Grant, the founder of L.A.'s Kingdom Day Parade, has died.

The parade draws tens of thousands of people each year to see colorful floats, marching bands and equestrian units.

In addition to entertaining so many people, Grant believed the parade's core mission was keeping the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior alive and relevant in an ever-changing world.

Larry Grant was 86 years old.