Letter From MLK to Reverend Sanders


In this letter, Dr. King expresses gratitude for the efforts Rev. Sanders has taken toward battling poverty.

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Letter From MLK to Reverend Sanders
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Dear Rev[erend] Sanders, Thank you for your letter of December 3. I am indeed inspired by the aggressive and foresighted steps [Crossed Out: MS: illegible] you and the Good Samaritan Mission are taking towards alleviating some of the crippling consequences of poverty. I commend you in this program and hope that your application is approved and you are funded accordingly. May you continue your noble efforts to exemplify [Crossed Out: Christs] [Inserted Above Text: the truth of Christ's] statement, "As ye have done it unto the least of these, my brethren, ye have done it unto me." [Closing Signature: M[artin] L[uther] K[ing]
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