Little Boy History Lessons

martin-luther-king31This morning, I asked Bryce (age 6) if he knew who Martin Luther King, Jr. was, and why we celebrate him.

He responded with this…

“Yes, I know who he is.  He was a great man who went to jail, like thirty times, so that black people and white people could eat together.”

(Insert proud mom moment here.)

It’s a simple answer, yes.  A complete answer, no.  But through the eyes of a six-year-old, it’s one hell of a start.  🙂

2 thoughts on “Little Boy History Lessons

  1. He could have said “the guy that gave us better traffic on his celebrated holiday” because that was what I was thinking when it took me 12 minutes to drive to work on this special holiday when it usually takes me 35 minutes! Bryce hit closer to home than my current appreciation!

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