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Reading builds bridges of understanding between disparate groups | Opinion

As my parents were walking down a street in China, a man slipped up next to my mother and asked if they had a Bible.

In accented English, he explained that some Americans brought Bibles to distribute in this communist country. My parents were hog farmers from Illinois who over the years visited their counterparts in China, Ukraine, Poland and Denmark to exchange ideas.


Reading builds bridges of understanding between disparate groups