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Books change lives: example #1

26 May

I was half-listening this morning to NPR as I (late as usual) hurried to get ready for work.  However, I was stopped cold when I heard this, spoken by President Obama as he introduced Sonia Sotomayor as his nominee for Supreme Court Justice:  “It’s my understanding that Judge Sotomayor’s interest in the law was sparked as a young girl by reading the Nancy Drew series.”

Hello! Books really DO change lives. It led this woman from a humble upbringing in the Bronx to, possibly, the highest court in our land.

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