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08 September 2015
12:13 PM | Posted by Esther Spurrill-Jones | | Edit Post
However, there are millions of people around the world who cannot read (32 million adults in the US alone) and, as today is International Literacy Day, I believe it is appropriate to promote awareness of this.
Being able to read and write is more important than ever in our world of smartphones and computers. It can quite literally change lives.
For information on how you can get involved and help out the cause, check out First Book and Reading is Fundamental or talk to your local librarian.
Because everyone deserves the chance to read.