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Coretta Scott King in the year 2005

Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., appears 2005 Atlanta Heroes Awards event from the Atlanta Chapter of The Recording Academy. The date was April 21, 2005. Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927, so she was about to turn 78 when this photo was taken. She died of ovarian cancer the next year, on January 30, 2006.

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