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Travyon Martin‘s parents have signed a book deal. Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin is expected to hit shelves in January—almost five years after their son’s tragic death at the hands of George Zimmerman, and just shy of what would’ve been Trayvon’s 22nd birthday.

In an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Random House’s One World editor Christopher Jackson announced that he’s working on a book with Trayvon Martin’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, titled Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin.

The book is “amazing,” Jackson told THR. “Everyone who’s been reading the manuscript is in tears by the second chapter,” he said. “It’s not just about the mournful story about losing a child, but it’s also how that moment ignited this global movement.”

The book is expected on January 31, 2017, just days before Trayvon’s birthday on Feb. 5. He would’ve been 22 years old.

Source: Complex-Mac McCann

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