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Rickey Smiley Promotes His Book 'Stand By Your Truth'

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Rickey Smiley’s book, “Stand By Your Truth And Then Run For Your Life” is truly hitting home for so many readers. While on his book tour Rickey stopped at RollingOut to discuss some of the stories in the book, teach lessons and help inspire people.

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One story Rickey talks about in his book is the fact that he was shot and almost died. He explains that he lost his life for something that had nothing to do with him. Rickey told readers you must always watch people you hang out with. He also spoke about forgiveness and the fact that you have family as well as friends that you won’t always be with because of growth.

One things fans of Rickey know about is the fact that he is a single dad. He disciplines his kids and said, “Be a parent not their friend.” Rickey explained how you rather tell your kids what to do now rather than visit them at the grave or in jail. Fans are loving this book and we hope you have your copy.

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