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Robert Godwin Sr. was a 74-year-old father of 10, and grandfather of 14. He was a self-taught mechanic, and a generous, God-fearing man. He had touched the hearts of many throughout his life, and he was randomly targeted and fatally shot by a man who filmed it and uploaded it to Facebook. Rickey Smiley says a few words about the beloved Robert Godwin and his impactful life. Rickey explains that he is “filled with rage” over the incident, while the family has said that they forgive the shooter.

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Robert Glennen III talked about the powerful tool Facebook has become since its launch 13 years ago. With 1.86 billion active users monthly, that power can be used “for good or for evil,” like Pandora’s box, Robert notes. Then he poses the question; does Facebook play a role in the murders, suicides, tortures, rape and other horrible acts that have taken place on Facebook live since its launch? Click on the audio player to hear more in this crucial and touching exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

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