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1st Leg of Tour Concludes at Dollar General 300 NASCAR Nationwide Race on Oct. 11--#98 Morgan Frazier/Stand For The Silent Car will be driven by NASCAR driver Kevin Swindell
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidewalk/Curb recording artist Morgan Frazier can mark "have my face on a car" off of her bucket list. Frazier and Stand For The Silent, an anti-bullying organization Morgan has teamed up with, will be featured on a racecar on Oct. 11 at the Dollar General 300 NASCAR Nationwide Race. NASCAR driver Kevin Swindell will drive the #98 car of Biagi-DenBeste Racing. The race marks the conclusion of week one for Morgan Frazier and Stand For The Silent's school tour, which is making stops in Knoxville, Tenn., New Bern, NC, Charleston, SC and Charlotte, NC. Additional schools across the U.S. are in development and will be announced soon.
In their pledge to never stop the fight against school bullying, Kirk and Laura Smalley conduct Stand for the Silent presentations at middle and high schools all across the world. Morgan Frazier will be joining select dates on the school tour where she will perform her brand new single, "Hey Bully," a song she co-wrote about her personal experiences. The thought-provoking music video for "Hey Bully" was recently filmed and is set to release in late October.
An Acoustic Performance of "Hey Bully" can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/mfacoustic
"Hey Bully" is available now on iTunes:
Kids and adults alike can take the SFTS pledge to stop bullying at www.standforthesilent.org
About Stand for the Silent:
Stand for the Silent exists as a platform to allow Kirk and Laura Smalley to share their story and offer education and tools that will prevent their tragedy from happening to another child and family. Kirk and Laura's mission is to continue to change kids' lives and bring awareness to bullying and the real devastation it causes. Since May 2010, Kirk and Laura Smalley have traveled to hundreds of schools and spoken with more than 700,000 kids. In March 2011, Kirk and Laura met privately with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in The White House prior to attending the first ever White House conference on bullying. Their story is featured in Director Lee Hirsch's feature film, Bully. Kirk and Laura have been invited to a number of conferences on bullying and met with Lady Gaga this spring at the launch of the Born This Way Foundation.
About Morgan Frazier:
Recognized in Country Weekly's "Ones To Watch in 2013," Morgan Frazier's remarkable journey began in a small Texas town where she made her way to Nashville by literally going door-to-door. At just nine years old, Morgan recorded her first CD in her hometown of Breckenridge, Texas. Although they had no formal plans to market or sell the CD's, Morgan's family believed in their little girl's talent and ordered one thousand copies. For the next two years, Morgan and her family traveled all over the South and Southwest selling over thirty thousand copies of her album. At the age of sixteen, Morgan followed her dream to Nashville where she perfected her songwriting craft and honed her chops at the legendary Tootsie's Orchid Lounge. Not long after, she signed a publishing and recording contract with Curb Records' imprint Sidewalk Records. Having experienced bullying first hand, Morgan co-wrote her latest single, "Hey Bully" to bring awareness to the growing epidemic.
Video with caption: "Morgan Frazier performs her powerful new song, "Hey Bully". Morgan has united with anti-bullying organization Stand For The Silent, formed by Kirk and Laura Smalley to educate kids and adults alike that bullying must stop. Kirk and Laura's son, Ty, took his own life after being suspended from school for standing up to a bully that had harassed him for years. Ty was only 11 years old.Visit: www.standforthesilent.org"Hey Bully" by Morgan is available on iTunes now at http://bit.ly/mfacoustic." Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQ4RanVRyiY
Image with caption: "Morgan Frazier unites with Stand For The Silent to provide anti-bullying presentations to middle and high school students all across the US. Morgan, who was bullied as a child, wrote and recorded her new song "Hey Bully" about her experiences. "Hey Bully" is available now on iTunes at http://bit.ly/heybully Stand for the Silent began in 2010 when Kirk and Laura Smalley's son, Ty, ended his own life after struggling with being bullied. Kirk and Laura have dedicated their lives to educate kids, parents and teachers about the dangerous effects of bullying. Parents and kids can take the SFTS Pledge at www.standforthesilent.orgHEY BULLY, a song from Morgan Frazier STAND FOR THE SILENT Stop Bullying Now!" Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM92596-a
Image with caption: "Stand For The Silent Logo." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM92596-b
Image with caption: "Morgan Frazier and Stand For The Silent unite to put an end to bullying at the Dollar General 300 Nationwide NASCAR race. NASCAR driver Kevin Swindell will drive the #98 car of Biagi-DenBeste Racing." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM92596-c
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