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Literacy Center's Spellebration highlights a second chance for participants

Adult learners share their educational journey.
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/courtesy of the Literacy Center

As Lonette, Porfirio, and Megan prepared to deliver their speeches to a crowd of over 300 people at the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Bee Dazzling Spellebration, they were nervous and anxious. However, they did not let the anxiety stop them; very similar to how they did not let their life challenges stop them from achieving their goals at the Literacy Center.

Each one of them wrote and read their speech, a task that they were once unable to do. They shared their journey as an adult learner at the Literacy Center and how the journey has impacted their lives.

There are many reasons why adult learners choose to come to the Literacy Center to improve their reading and language skills. It may be life circumstances, educational setbacks, or a learning disability. Whatever the reason may be, everyone deserves a second chance to learn. 

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