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Big Read wraps up with a celebration


The Big Read wrapped up with a celebration at the Albany Civic Center Monday night. Participants read Zora Neale Hurston's book "Their Eyes Were Watching God." The month-long reading enrichment program included about two dozen events to encourage children and adults to read.

" Most of all they will get the message that reading can be enjoyable and that they continue to read," said James Hill.

Monday night's celebration included a photographic recap of the month's activities and awards in essay and "creative collaboration" contests.

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