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Brotherly Love: Bristol-based organization aims to get books in hands of young children
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Bristol-based organization is getting thousands of new books into the hands of children in any way it can.
Eleven-year-old Vanessa Shively is choosing her next adventure.
“I really like adventure and fantasy,” Shively said.
Shively is from Durham, North Carolina, but she is staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia as she undergoes treatment for a brain tumor. Books are an escape.
“I kind of just get sucked into it and then don’t realize how much time has gone by until I get up from it,” Shiveley said.
“Growing up for me, personally, books were really important,” Maria Evan said.
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