Wilson wants his students to experience life in books

Caleb Wilson and his students in Fria, Guinea.

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Caleb Wilson’s words on the blackboard at his school in Guinea, in
West Africa, are often the only words his students see.
There are almost no books for Guinea’s classrooms – it’s a country
with a 30 percent literacy rate.
Wilson is a Fairfield native who’s nearing the end of his Peace Corps tenure in mostly French-speaking Guinea.
The 24-year-old Wilson

 

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