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Rev. Martin Luther King Sr., father of civil rights crusader

The Rev. Martin Luther King Sr., who passed on here Sunday, was the father of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. ''Daddy King,'' as he was known , preached nonviolence to his children, and his son Martin made it the hallmark of his civil rights crusade in the 1950s and '60s.

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