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PRESCHOOL STUDENTS at Saint Mary's Academy listen with great interest as a Read Across America volunteer shows them a picture book March 1 about one young boy’s wacky day. Volunteers read in all of the elementary schools in the area throughout Friday.

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Reading across America

Volunteers read to students in almost every classroom Friday as part of the national Read Across America day March 1. The event, which celebrates reading and the birthday of children's author Dr. Suess, was organized locally by The Dalles Chronicle's Newspapers in Education program.

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