Picture of the Week: It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Read

Credit:GPE/Reading Changed My Life

“María de Jesús Ramírez Ramírez is 101 years old and she learned how to read and write just now. She feels very proud of this and says, ‘While God allows me and I have strength, I will continue attending school to learn even more.’ ”

This photo essay was submitted to the 2012 Reading Changed My Life Contest by emmanuelcortes from Mexico.

Take a look at some of the nearly 1,000 photos and videos submitted to the Reading Changed My Life Photo and Video Contest and then get involved in helping children learn and grow.


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