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Representative John Lewis Accepts National Book Award

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March 1, 2017

Representative John Lewis recalled trying to get a library card as a sixteen-year-old boy living in rural Alabama and being told that… read more

Representative John Lewis recalled trying to get a library card as a sixteen-year-old boy living in rural Alabama and being told that libraries were for whites only. He remembers how a teacher once telling him, "Read my child, read." "I tried to read everything. I love books," the Georgia congressman went on to say upon receiving the 2016 National Book Award for his children's book "March." close

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Representative John Lewis Accepts National Book Award

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