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Metta World Peace releases new book in honor of Valentine's Day

Ron Artest's fighting days apparently died with his birth name.

Meet Metta World Peace, a man who prefers teaching children about love over punching players and fans.

In honor of Valentine's Day, the former Laker and current New York Knicks forward has released his second children's book, "Metta's World Peace and Love Stories."

"This book is a simple way to interact with your child, nephew, niece, younger siblings and instill at a young age the importance of love and family togetherness," World Peace said in a statement. 

The book can be purchsed at and is also available on Amazon Kindle for $3.99.


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