Howard Ballou, whose mother Maude Ballou served as the personal secretary for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., from 1955 to 1960, explains the importance of his mother's collection of items relating ... more 
Howard Ballou, whose mother Maude Ballou served as the personal secretary for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., from 1955 to 1960, explains the importance of his mother's collection of items relating to the civil rights icon to himself and his family, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Ridgeland, Miss. His mother is planning to sell some documents and other items through an auction house in New York on Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rogelio V. Solis
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 3:17 AM EDT