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Sally Egolf Wilson’s story shows power of faith and perseverance

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One might imagine Sally Egolf Wilson pitching her family’s story to a Hollywood producer — two sets of twins (one unplanned), two children struck by serious brain traumas, the emotional weight on the twin who didn’t get sick caring for the one who did, a close call on Sept. 11 in New York City, kids’ struggles with jobs, college and relationships as young adults, hurricanes and blizzards.   Read Story »

Tags: local authors | books | reading

Henderson County Life

Want to read to a goat? You can starting Wednesday

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Visitors to Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site can “Read to a Goat” during National Literacy Month in September.   Read Story »

Tags: Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site | Carl Sandburg Historic Site | reading | Carl Sandburg goats

Henderson County Life

Layla, 11, is among top Braille readers in the U.S.

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MILLS RIVER — Layla is a typical 11-year-old, if a precocious one. She likes to read, play piano and in her free time hang out with friends at the neighborhood pool.   Read Story »

Tags: Rugby Middle School | Glenn C. Marlow Elementary School | reading | Layla Hilldenbrand | visually impaired

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Literacy Council names new director

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Blue Ridge Literacy Council named Katrina K. McGuire as its new executive director on Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Literacy Council | books | reading

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Smart Start hosts book sale Feb. 28-29

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Smart Start Partnership for Children is hosting a children’s book sale from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Grace Lutheran Church (1245 6th Avenue West).   Read Story »

Tags: pre-K | Smart Start | books | reading