Martin Luther King III visits Maryland school

The kids at Bells Mill Elementary in Montgomery County had a rare chance to visit with a man whose family they've only read about in books.

Martin Luther King III has written a children's book about his father, not as a civil rights leader, but as a dad. During a school assembly, he told the children about his life, his family and about his own dreams when he was their age. He remembers being fearful for his father and himself.

"There was an incident where some young boys confronted me. The way they talked to me I knew that danger was near. They asked me 'What's your name?'. I said 'Uh, I don't know my name.' I knew my name, of course," said King.

But he was fearful to say it.

King says his parents taught him how to love and care. He says they inspired him to work as an advocate for human rights.

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