02/11/2013 06:44 pm ET

Descendant Of Anti-Slavery Icons Follows In Their Footsteps

Kenneth Morris Jr. is the possessor of a towering legacy.

The great-great-great-grandson of escaped slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, as well as the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington, the pioneering African American educator, he said it has taken him many years to figure out to handle so much historical weight.

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