Reading--My Brother Martin

My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
My Brother Martin
ancestors    people from whom you are descended, such as your great-grandparents
avoided       kept away from ; kept out of the way of
generations   periods of about thirty years, or the time from the birth of one generation to the birth of the next generation 
minister        member of the clergy; spiritual guide; pastor
numerous     very many
pulpit           platform or raised structure in a church from which the minister preaches
shielding     protecting; defending


Few people know about what Martin Luther King Jr. was like as a child. His older sister, Christine, tells stories of their childhood, full of love and fun. She remembers when you little brother "M.L." told their mother, "One day, I am d oig to turn this world upside down."