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"[T]he moment we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold into a library, we've changed their lives forever, and for the better. This is an enormous force for good."

- 44th USA President Barack Obama, speaking at the American Library Association annual conference in June 2005, a few months after being elected to the US Senate.

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