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Happy MLK Day from South Africa

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t need a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – February 4, 1968

Everybody can serve, regardless of who you are and where you come from. Remember that service entails giving back to others, whether that is painting a mural at a school like my friends at City Year or something simple like picking up trash. It doesn’t have to be something as big as a two-year commitment with the Peace Corps. Service is anything that will help benefit humanity and bring equality and peace to this world. Thanks for the great words, Dr. King.

Although I may not be with City Year serving on MLK Day like last year, I did my part by teaching my 5th grade English class here in South Africa. It’s not a day off, but a day on!

What have you done to honor Dr. King’s legacy?

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  1. OH HEY WHAT AN AWESOME QUOTE! Dr. King would be proud of you, Meerkat. Keep on keepin on.

    January 22, 2013

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