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Unformatted text preview: Drury 1 Summer Drury Professor Bailey English 1101 October 3, 2007 Martin Luther King Biography Born on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was destined, if for nothing else, a life serving God. He came from a long line of pastors including his father and grandfather. He followed in their footsteps and also became a pastor for his own church after he was a co-pastor with his father’s church for many years. Even after that, he knew that his life was not complete yet. He knew that he had many other things to accomplish first. He became an adamant advocate and non-violent activist for black equality and human rights during the time period where civil rights for minorities were in serious jeopardy. The fact that he had graduated high school, at a young age too boot, had a B.A. from an established Negro school, and then went on to get his doctorate from Boston University proved that he was a very well-educated man, and that he was able to hold his own with other high ranked officials that he came face-to-face with on a daily...
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- Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King