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Sunday, November 6, 2011

"World Change Starts with Educated Children"

The Carnegie Library model providing books and the opportunity of education for poor and working class people has been reinvented, "Room to Read is one of America’s fastest-growing charities and is now opening new libraries at an astonishing clip of six a day. In contrast, McDonald’s opens one new outlet every 1.08 days." Here is a great example of an ex-Microsoft exec paying forward the wealth he's gained from a corporate career so that children and families worldwide have a gateway to education and the tools for success. Read the article at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/06/opinion/sunday/kristof-his-libraries-12000-so-far-change-lives.html

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