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Staying Alive: Mary Oliver on How Books Saved Her Life

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Staying Alive: Mary Oliver on How Books Saved Her Life

You must not ever stop being whimsical.

- Mary Oliver -

Staying Alive: Mary Oliver on How Books Saved Her Life

"Adults can change their circumstances; children cannot...Whatever can take a child beyond such circumstances, therefore, is an alleviation and a blessing." Mary Oliver shares how books provided salvation, a place into which she could disappear, and how her passion for language helped her conquer her pain and find power through her work. { read more }

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Find and re-read your favorite childhood book, remembering the magic you saw in it as a child. Is there a child you can share that magic with?


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