Thursday, January 15, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Boy Scout
by Bryan on Scouting - Blog
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Martin Luther King Jr., the American civil rights hero whose life we celebrate every year around this time, was a Boy Scout.
Just typing that gives me chills. It’s a fact that should make Scouts everywhere remarkably proud.
I had read rumors online claiming MLK was a Boy Scout, but this week I got confirmation: From age 11 to age 13, King was registered as a member of Troop 151 in Atlanta.
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