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Biblioburro: The Donkey Library

  • Aired: 07/19/2011
  • 52:42
  • Expires: 05/12/2014
  • Rating: NR
A decade ago, Colombian teacher Luis Soriano was inspired to spend his weekends bringing a modest collection of precious books, via two donkeys, to the children of Magdalena Province's poor and violence-ridden interior. As Soriano braves armed bands, drug traffickers, snakes and heat, his library on hooves carries an inspirational message about education and a better future for Colombia.
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