I have a dream. These timeless words echoed from the mouth of Martin Luther King Jr. and pierced the heart of a nation. Now, every third monday of the year hundreds of millions of people across the United States, Canada, and elsewhere celebrate the fact that the world is a better place because he dared to live it. And although most people are familiar with those four famous words, we would venture to say that there are at least a few things about King’s life you may not be aware of. So, as we honor one of the greatest civil rights leaders of our time, here are 25 things you didn’t know about Martin Luther King Jr.