Reverend Samuel 'Billy' Kyles who spent the last hour of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life with him in 1968 before King was assassinated, stands on the balcony where King was shot at the Lorraine Motel, now part of the National Civil Rights Museum, in Memphis, Tennessee April 2, 2008. April 4th will mark the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights leader shot by James Earl Ray as he stood on the balcony. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES)

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Reverend Samuel 'Billy' Kyles who spent the last hour of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life with him in 1968 before King was assassinated, stands on the balcony where King was shot at the Lorraine Motel, now part of the National Civil Rights Museum, in Memphis, Tennessee April 2, 2008. April 4th will mark the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights leader shot by James Earl Ray as he stood on the balcony. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES)

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