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Brand New Bag: Book ban talks strike a happy chord

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Recently, a parent in Columbia County asked that “To Kill a Mockingbird” be removed from the school district’s shelves. The concern – that the book about racism might be too racially charged for local students. There was, as expected, both uproar and outrage. But I was happy. Happy to see it happen...

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  1. MY FAVORITE QUOTE FROM THE BOOK: SCOUT: “Atticus, he was real nice…” His hands were under my chin, pulling up the cover, tucking it around me. ATTICUS: “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”

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