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Be a bush if you can't be a tree. If you can't be a highway, just be a trail. If you can't be a sun, be a star. For it isn't by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are. - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

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My Brother Martin by Christine Farris This book gives a personal look from Christine King Farris of what life was like growing up with Martin Luther King Jr. The book begins with martin as a child it depicts the good times and the suffering they went through from the oppression of the Jim Crow Laws.

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♍ Christine King Farris (born Willie Christine King on 9-11-1927, in Atlanta, GA) is the eldest and only living sibling of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. She teaches at Spelman College and is the author of several books and a public speaker on various topics, including the King family, multicultural education, and teaching. She married Isaac Newton Farris on 8-19-60. They had two children: Angela Farris-Watkins and Isaac Newton Farris, Jr., who currently serves as CEO of the King…

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Christine King Farris - eldest & only living sibling of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. watching as Pres. Obama takes the oath of office using her brother's Bible. She is a professor at Spelman College, the author of several books, and is a public speaker.

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I love this photo! It is so celebratory. Happy belated 85th birthday to Christine King Farris, Spelman College associate professor and sister of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Christine King Farris, Chris Soentpiet (Illustrator)

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This unit is meant to be used with the book, March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed The World, written by Christine King Farris. It's a beauti...