Children’s Day

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Guatemala celebrates Children's Day on October 1st. Our reading promoters spontaneously read stories that day to children at this large community gathering. And a spark was lit in parents who saw for the first time the joy reading gives their children.

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Daniel and the teens address the crowd.
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Laura awaits her cue as Luis reads a story and Julio Cesar looks on.

 

 

 

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Daniel reacts as Olivia and Victor play the parts of Lion and Mouse in Aesop's fable read by Antonio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sticking around to enjoy some books on their own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Antonio offers some personal attention. Olivia in back does the same.

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