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Birthplace of a Leader

ATLANTA (CNN) -- As native sons go, only a few leave legacies that reach far beyond the native city -- encompassing an era, a time of profound change in a nation. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of those few.

In Atlanta, the streets of the neighborhood that nurtured King on his way to adulthood -- and comforted the adult King through years of struggle -- are open for walking and, in some cases, look much as they might have when King and his family lived on Auburn Avenue.


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