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King's Family Divided on Future of MLK Center in Atlanta


As Americans remember Martin Luther King, Junior Monday, his family remains divided over the future of his memorial center in Atlanta.

Two of Reverend King's four children favor selling the King Center to the U.S. National Park Service.

But another son and daughter want the center to remain in control of the King family. King's widow, Coretta Scott King, who is recovering from a stroke, relinquished control of the center years ago.

Son Martin Luther King said selling the center would sell his father's legacy and barter his mother's vision.

The center features programs and services on Reverend King's legacy and racial equality, but has fallen into debt and disrepair over the years.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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