Ollie Gates dispenses life wisdom over checkers

Ollie Gates did enough for me when I learned that I could take his barbecue sauce home. But it seems that the man who inspired Tech N9ne to name an entire album after him — The Ollie Gates Mixed Plate — isn’t done dispensing knowledge.

The Northeast News has a nice story about Gates returning to Gladstone Elementary School earlier this week for a checkers tournament. And while he was there, the owner of Gates Bar-B-Q gave some life advice we should all follow.

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