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By Marilyn Lerch,Angela Ranson

during this compelling choice of first-person tales, adults who've made striking achievements in grownup literacy have been paired with writers to inform in their transition to examining. those are those that have had the braveness to beat the barrier of phrases to wreck right into a broader experience of themselves, to consider extra empowered on the planet. brave, too, is the very sharing of those tales, during which inner most moments are opened vast with the wish that others will take a similar steps. no matter if confronting undiagnosed dyslexia, a Canadian Tire shop supervisor to make sure Christmas for a kid, written exams for the army, certification assessments, or leaping from an aircraft, those everyone is heroes.

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