Happy Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day. Some facts about him. Celebrate his life by being a good, kind, benevolent person.
-King was the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a national holiday.
-At the Atlanta premier of the movie Gone with the Wind, Martin sang with his church choir.
-There are over 730 streets in the United States named after Martin Luther King, Jr.
-One of his main influences was Mohandas Gandhi who taught people to protest in a non-violent manner.
-He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
-The name on his original birth certificate is Michael King. This was a mistake, however. He was supposed to be named after his father who was named for Martin Luther, the leader of the Christian reformation movement.
-He is often referred to by his initials MLK.
It was a lazy day.
We Jack to the dog park when Grace went to work.
The girls watched Jack while James and I went to a lecture about world travel on a shoestring. I thought the speakers places that she wanted to visit were interesting and most of them are not the things we want to see, but she did have good tips for traveling light and some money saving tips.