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Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor and Respect

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was a man who deserves to be honored and respected.  Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, is a day very worthy of being celebrated.   Martin Luther King, Jr. deserves this honor and much, much more.  The opportunities many have today are a result of Martin Luther King, Jr. vision and work.

Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream not for himself but for all mankind.  A dream of equality, freedom, and justice.  Nothing Martin Luther King, Jr. did centered on himself, it all centered on others.  His life was one of service to others unconditionally.

As a young boy from a different country, Martin Luther King, Jr. taught me a major life lesson, one that I learned very early in my life.  He taught me not only to dream, but to fully expect the dream to be fulfilled.  No matter how huge or impossible the dream may seem, it can come true if we are willing to climb to the top of the mountain, and work to fulfill our dream.

I Hope you take the time today to reflect on the life of an honorable and just man, who left an example of how to live in service to others.  Martin Luther King, Jr was and still a man who deserves to be both honored and respected.


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Comments (13)

Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

He stood out at the time looking for equality and not looking for anyone to get hurt. His was a peaceful acknowledgement and he would have accomplished much had his life not been taken so tragically.

Jan 15, 2024 10:04 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi George,
I love how legal immigrants, such as your family, understand and value the American dream of creating your own success. I am proud to have you as a friend and fellow American.

Jan 15, 2024 10:44 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

This is a well written post in honor of Martin Luther King, George.

Jan 15, 2024 12:31 PM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

George, I doubt words will ever properly describe the courage and wisdom of this man.  And at such a young age.  m

Jan 15, 2024 12:44 PM
Mercedes E. Santana
Santana Property Group - New York, NY
Investment Properties

Thank you for posting this.  Martin Luther King deserves the honor.

Jan 15, 2024 03:46 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi George- I echo what Carol Williams said. The values you learned from your family and Dr. King are to be admired.  I have always admired Dr. King's commitment to peaceful change. 

Jan 15, 2024 06:16 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

What an awesome post George Souto  I still remember when he was alive as well as when he was assassinated, Endre

Jan 15, 2024 10:07 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Being able to dream and expect that dream to be fulfilled is definitely something everyone should do.

Jan 16, 2024 04:40 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

A public figure with the strength and character of Martin Luther King, Jr. is very needed these days.

Jan 16, 2024 05:34 AM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Thanks George Souto for getting the word out while paying this great leader respect for what he did for the greater good. 

Jan 16, 2024 04:38 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

George Souto, MLK Jr is one of my all-time heroes, a man who spoke his truth every day until his untimely death. Elvis's protest song was the result of that.

Jan 16, 2024 05:01 PM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

George Souto: What a great man he was. I will never forget watching him as a kid and the March on Washington on our Black and White TV in our living room.  

Jan 16, 2024 07:03 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Some of the MLK day events were disrupted by snow in our area.

Have an outstanding week.

Jan 17, 2024 08:56 AM