Nancy left Tianjin, China, a port city southeast of Beijing, in 2005, ultimately finding her way to Washington. But her journey has been a test of persistence and determination. When Nancy came to America, she didn’t know a single person and she didn’t speak English.
Helen Crunick loves when she sees a baby when she is out and about in Washington County. The former Chartiers Houston School District teacher always stops to ask the parents of the baby if they received a Baby Book Bag from the Literacy Council of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Normally, the answer is always "yes," and that "thrills" Crunick.