Monthly Archives: March 2012

April’s Leader of the Month: Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner is our Leader of the Month for March! An advocate for education and literacy in children, Garner was named “West Virginian of the Year” in 2007 for her work supporting her home state. “There is so much unmet … Continue reading

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“I hate reading”

“I hate reading.” “I am a horrible writer.” “I haven’t read a book since high school.” These are all real quotes that I have heard from my class members in medical school. This is a tragedy. Of course success in … Continue reading

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The Power of Stories to Change Minds

Wild Onion Press took off in 2009 on the mission to change minds one at a time about children (as well as about all creatures great and small) with physical differences.  We aimed to do this through literature, believing that … Continue reading

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April’s Leader of the Month: Mark Twain

On Nov. 30, 1835, the small town of Florida, Mo. witnessed the birth of its most famous son. Samuel Langhorne Clemens was welcomed into the world as the sixth child of John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens. Little did John … Continue reading

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April’s Leader of the Month: Zac Efron

Read To Lead has chosen Zac Efron as their Leader of the Month! Zac is known for his singing and acting abilities. You might remember him from the movie Hairspray as he plays side by side John Trevolta. This month … Continue reading

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