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Who reads books?


I’ve often heard older adults lament the lack of book reading by today’s youth. Many of us observe the majority of younger people limiting their reading to texts, filled with atrocious spelling and codes known only to them. Until recently, a large portion of society read books almost every day, from the time they started pre-school into adulthood. Prior to the 1900s, books were expensive and scarce for most, other than basic text books used in schools. Even earlier, education and books were primarily only the domain of the wealthy. For me, growing up in when books were in abundance and social media was unheard of, it was natural to read for entertainment and education. Many of us didn’t have a TV, and if we did, the programming was very limited. We had no cell phones or screens to read from, or to send photos with…Read the rest of the story and more stories like this in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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