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By Sandy Laumeyer
Just A Thought 

A Love Of Books


Recently I read a line that spoke of a child who reads as they are growing up becomes an adult who thinks.

Last week, while in Arizona visiting family, I walked into a used book store. No sooner had I crossed the threshhod than I stopped and took a deep breath. The owner of the store came up to me and asked if I was okay. I said I was simply breathing in the smell of hundreds of books. I told him that even though digital books are becoming more and more popular, there still is nothing that can compare with the smell of a room full of books.

I remember opening my first book at the age of 4....

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