Literacy Council of Southwestern PA Stories

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Dreams of America

June 10, 2019 | By Lindsay Evans | Literacy Council of Southwestern PA

Luke cannot remember a time when he didn’t want to come to the United States. 

Vietnam is a poor country and his small village, Hocnan, offered few opportunities for such an ambitious young man.

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Planting the Seeds

June 23, 2017 | By Rachael McKriger | Literacy Council of Southwestern PA

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.

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Một sự khởi đầu mới

February 25, 2016 | By Washington County Community Foundation | Literacy Council of Southwestern PA

No, there isn't a problem with your computer. The title above is in Vietnamese. Imagine moving to a new place full of sounds and symbols you don't understand – and people who don't understand you either.

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