Living in the Shadows: Illiteracy in America

It's a chronic crisis of huge proportions, one that keeps millions of Americans living in the shadows. And for nearly all of her of 45 years, Monica Baxley had lived with the crippling secret. "I cried a lot over this," she said, "when I was alone and just would wonder what could be done, you know, if there was any help out there for me." Click HERE for a list of literacy resources. Baxley, of the Florida panhandle town of Chipley, was functionally illiterate. She quit school in the ninth...Full Story
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