Today we celebrate the life, the work and the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A man who helped change and redefine the world we live in today. He helped to change the social fabric of our country and taught us all that purpose can be more powerful than prejudice. A leader, who at an early age, decided he would dedicate his life to the service of god and his fellow man.
My favorite quote from Dr. King is one that I heard many times as a child while growing up, but didn't find out until much later in life that it was the words of the great civil rights leader. My father use to say to me: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy...”
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