Seven-time Grammy Award winner Kirk Franklin has overcome many obstacles in his life. The Christian artist was abandoned by his parents and became a father at age 15.
Franklin talks about his experiences in his new book, The Blueprint, and also gives advice to others on how to get through life's stoms and live a life of fulfillment.
CBN News Reporter Charlene Israel talked with Franklin about his book and what he hopes readers will learn. Click play for the gospel artist's comments.
Also, watch Kirk Franklin's extended interview with CBN News here, which includes a special 'Questions for Kirk' segment.
*Original broadcast May 21, 2010.