Liz Key, right, a volunteer with Born to Read, hands a book to Melissa Walls and her 1-day-old daughter, Anna, on June 14 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Born to Read's volunteers visit infants born at Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital to educate parents about the importance of reading to their babies. After taking advantage of the program with her first daughter, 2-year-old Philissa, Walls said "I definitely know how much it works."
Liz Key, right, a volunteer with Born to Read, hands a book to Melissa Walls and her 1-day-old daughter, Anna, on June 14 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Born to Read's volunteers visit infants born at Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital to educate parents about the importance of reading to their babies. After taking advantage of the program with her first daughter, 2-year-old Philissa, Walls said "I definitely know how much it works." Jay Karr/The Island Packet
Liz Key, right, a volunteer with Born to Read, hands a book to Melissa Walls and her 1-day-old daughter, Anna, on June 14 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Born to Read's volunteers visit infants born at Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital to educate parents about the importance of reading to their babies. After taking advantage of the program with her first daughter, 2-year-old Philissa, Walls said "I definitely know how much it works." Jay Karr/The Island Packet

Born To Read promotes importance of reading to children

June 20, 2011 12:01 AM

UPDATED June 17, 2011 06:48 PM

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