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GRAVES: Reading to kids matters, even if world really is flat

Published 11/29/2011, Mitchell superintendent

Recently, I was reading a short biography of the famed U.S. senator Daniel Webster. In it, the author described Webster’s childhood in a 19th Century New England village, a place in which books were so scarce that the future great man took to not just reading those that were available but memorizing them as well.

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