National Reading Day: Man learns to read at age 47

On National Reading Day, we celebrate Norman Brown who learned to read at age 47 after hiding his illiteracy from his school teachers years ago.
2:28 | 01/23/18

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I'm Norman brown that I didn't learn to read tell us 47 years old. When I come through the doors like it feels much power and here's some knowledge pocket longer needed. I can do anything I want my life. The says 1 morning so it's set up and he covered up. Crossed out wake up you got your whole school system out there. Back then they just kind of section aside I don't know how all he's got the tip me assistance thing. That I went so far in school and nobody. Advocates Donna could read here. Anywhere you go out. Keep it quiet period at all from other but happily but I didn't learn to read about sports for missile. When I come to that of senator or how to read. Right and it's hard work with me boosted my comp. This area and was appointed to the computer such. Suction. That so. I'm just very fortunate to have something like canoe. She's a canoe here. And it is an appointment through the surprises me sometimes the words he knows and can read those and world. We just work together well there's two different here things like bill. Through his spirits. Making it feel like you're doing something at least that world war. It's written letters. Scrabble bring something out in the were right I wanna learn to spell that matters. Because when I heard this game was at a barbecue dinner party goes to our free and I would have to excuse myself from the party annaly be I've been. Believe their job. Do you an over work. You've been working digest trying to get that could lead the application for autism. You know act of you know he's he's not losing business. Doing very well thanks to solve these cars that work on perfect fit enough so now I'll probably does its portable one. So it's four parts clear in them what part partner for years it's a theory. Now this guy's eliminate step aside that's I've come through. I can't stress enough for dinner when him just go to class Wheeler she didn't to a cougars program. His life will be a lot better we'll.

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