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“Where is she?” Auntie asked. Not reading again, I hope.” “She surely is,” her parents replied. “She is no kind of dope.” “I want her to go out and play, travel, and make a friend.” “Not right now,” her niece told her. “Not until I get to the end.” “Why does she love it so?” her auntie asked, not understanding at all. “She travels the world in her novels, she can be miniature or tall. One day she is a pirate, the next day a giraffe or race car or an atom bomb. We encourage it because it keeps her safe, and happy,” said her Mom.

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Date: 11/30/2022 12:11:00 PM
I remember well when I discovered the adventure of reading. Of course I was reading the Sunday School leaflet at an early age, but, ah, when I discovered Robinson Crusoe and the works of Robert Louis Stevenson and Edgar Alan Poe! Wow!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/3/2022 7:03:00 PM
When I found Robinson Crusoe, it was OVER! I wanted to read every second; thinking school was a huge waste of my time now