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Posted: April 13, 2017

11 inspiring Charlie Murphy tweets that go beyond the funny


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FILE- In this Nov. 3, 2012 file photo, comedian Charlie Murphy appears at 'Eddie Murphy: One Night Only,' a celebration of Murphy's career in Beverly Hills, Calif. Murphy, older brother of actor-comedian Eddie Murphy, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 of leukemia in New York. He was 57. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

By Najja Parker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Charlie Murphy, writer, comedian and actor famous for his hilarious skits on “Chappelle's Show," died Wednesday at 57 after a battle with leukemia. 

>> Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie Murphy, dies at 57

While the star was known for bringing the funny, he took on a more serious tone on Twitter

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With his morning and evening tweets titled “Rise & Grind” and “One to Sleep On," he sent out a dose of inspiration daily.

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From tips on living life to the fullest to words of wisdom from his pal Prince, Murphy often showed off his more personable side on social media. 

Here are 11 encouraging posts from the versatile entertainer:

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