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Duck Dynasty and “Dancing with the Stars” favorite Sadie Robertson asked her great-grandmother “Mamaw” Jo Shackelford to share how she’s gotten through difficult times in her life.

“Prayer … a lot of prayer, because there have been difficult times,” Shackleford said.

“People look at happy people and think, ‘Oh, you’ve never had anything bad happen to you,’ and that’s just not true. Everyone has had bad things happen to them.”

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This fall, Sadie will take her messages of faith on the road as she embarks on her first “Live Original” event tour, named after her New York Times best-selling book and lifestyle message that encourages people to stay true to themselves and their values.


The program will be filled with family, friends and music to spread her message that young people can live positively and passionately while remaining in tune with their faith.

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The 17-date tour has stops in San Antonio, Baton Rouge, Birmingham and more beginning Sept. 22.

Find information about the event, tour stops and dates on LiveOriginal.com.

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