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By Lindsey Travis
Sweetwater County Library System 

Reading is a gift, be sure to celebrate it


“Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.”

― Ralph Ellison, “Invisible Man”

My high school English teacher gave us a challenge during my senior year. We had just read “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison, and she wanted each of us to write an essay about being invisible (not literally invisible, of course). That was probably the most difficult assignment of my high school career. It was also the most rewarding.

For those who haven’t read Ellison’s classic book, it is about a man (whose name is never revealed)...

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