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Charles Arterson, Albany, GA

by George Barnette
Special to the AFRO

    Charles Arterson (AFRO Photo/George Barnette)
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Albany resident, Charles Arterson, 57, met Dr. King when Arterson was five years old. “He was marching in Albany before he went to Selma. When the cops came to arrest people all the marchers fled except Dr. King. He really taught me what Courage meant.”

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