Children in Waynesboro gathered to hear a message of positivity Friday when an author from Virginia Beach came to share his story.
Author Sirrico Whitfield puts on a show called Rico's World that encourages children to think outside the box and go after what they want.
Dozens came out to the Waynesboro Public Library for the engaging demonstration.
"I'm able to share with children the writing process, why I write, but also to always pursue your dreams. You never know when you're right around the corner of one coming true,” Whitfield said.
Whitfield travels all around Virginia going to school assemblies and other venues to inspire kids.
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