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A newspaper reporter recalls the thrill of discovering the public library, as a young boy in Fort Smith, Arkansas. A Carnegie library, it was. Did Andrew Carnegie say "Let them eat books?" Did the king of steel, the scourge of steelworkers, believe that he was buying his way into heaven? The boy would have thought the questions irrelevant even if he'd known who Carnegie was. Many years and thousands of books later, he's still never declined to read one because it came from a Carnegie library.
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