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Bluffton man met 'magnificent' MLK several times

Bluffton resident Jacob Martin was born and raised just down the street from Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, where we spoke with him Jan. 15, 2017. But for a large portion of Martin's life, he worked as a police officer in other cities, including Detroit, where in 1950 he met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while working security for a visit by the global icon.

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Gullah prayer of thanks

Irvin Campbell of Hilton Head Island says the blessing at a picnic to thank those who helped restore the Talbird Cemetery after Hurricane Matthew. It was held Jan. 7, 2017, at Jarvis Creek Park.

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Bluffton man met 'magnificent' MLK several times

Bluffton resident Jacob Martin was born and raised just down the street from Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, where we spoke with him Jan. 15, 2017. But for a large portion of Martin's life, he worked as a police officer in other cities, including Detroit, where in 1950 he met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while working security for a visit by the global icon.
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Bluffton man met 'magnificent' MLK several times 1:00

Bluffton man met 'magnificent' MLK several times

Gullah prayer of thanks 2:18

Gullah prayer of thanks

'If you see someone ... who might not have adequate heating': Send them here 1:27

'If you see someone ... who might not have adequate heating': Send them here

Beautiful Hanukkah moment at Hilton Head's Beth Yam 1:08

Beautiful Hanukkah moment at Hilton Head's Beth Yam