Wednesday October 20th 2010

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Thought for the Day

“Those who are not looking for happiness
are the most likely to find it,
because those who are searching forget
that the surest way to be happy
is to seek happiness for others.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

*Martin Luther King Jr.

Born January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia
Died April 4, 1968 (aged 39) Memphis, Tennessee

An American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. His main legacy is securing progress on civil rights in the United States. Because of this work, he has become a human rights icon.

In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end racial segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means.

*Source | More | King Center

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