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richardtaylor

By Chronicling my struggles with morbid obesity, suicide and domestic abuse, to my rise as a successful husband, Activist, Author, change agent and motivational speaker, my goal is to  inspire the masses to tap into their inner potential to create the change they want to see.

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The death of Hadiya Pendleton, one year later

January 29th, 2013, was a huge day for me. The first shipment of my debut book arrived and I was just two days away from a big signing and appearance in Chicago. Elated over the fact that I was able to complete something that I initially thought wasn’t possible, nothing could kill my vibe. As […]

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Closed Doors

Have you ever felt like you were stuck in a hallway, between two closed doors? One door, which is locked, leads to your past, filled with moments that you want to live miles away from. The other door, which is closed, leads to your future, with moments that are miles away, but gain speed as […]

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You Are Not Alone

You are not alone! Yes I get it, the struggle is real. A lot of times in life we get to these plateau’s and we hate where we are. Once we get to this place, we feel like we will be stuck here forever. You’ve put in so much hard work, you’ve shed so many […]

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The Return

TheReturn

Whether you’re from Chicago or a city in Thailand, it’s been pretty hard to miss the growing buzz around #TheReturn of Chicago native Derrick Rose. I have been fascinated by the responses from Derrick Rose fans throughout the world. It seems that many of them are rushing him to come back, for the sake of a […]

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Identity Crisis

GOTH 2.10

Between Reality TV, Media Pressure and Social Status, we now live in a world where people feel the need to live in someone else’s shoes. We have leaders walking around as followers and followers perpetrating as leaders. This comes from a lack of personal and cultural Identity. This is a battle that a lot of […]

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Breaking The Cycle of Fear

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Fear can cause you to question your worth and true purpose in life. When you are hit with enough obstacles you can be overtaken by fear, until you feel that there is no way out. No way to pursue your dreams, be that change or answer the call when you are needed.

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Free Kindle Book: “UNASHAMED: The Process of Reconstruction”"

UNASHAMED: The Process of Reconstruction by Richard L. Taylor Jr. Is available free on Amazon.com Until Thursday 12am PST, to Kindle & Kindle App Users!

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