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Reflections on the Eve of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This past summer we traveled to Washington, D.C. for a short vacation and visited the MLK Memorial. You can read about the memorial on the National Park Service website by clicking here. The Memorial is breathtaking. The statue of Dr. King is huge, and his famous quotes are carved into the walls surrounding. Here is … Continue reading Reflections on the Eve of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Thirty-Nine Years Old

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only thirty-nine years old when he was assassinated. 39.┬áBut wow, did he live a lot of life in those thirty-nine years. Born on January 15, 1929, Dr. King attended segregated schools in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating high school at age fifteen. He then attended and graduated from Morehouse College, and … Continue reading Thirty-Nine Years Old