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Recently, Worldreader has received an outpouring of support and kind messages from the friends of former CEO of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, including more than 50 donations made in her memory. We are grateful for these gifts that will advance Carolyn’s vision of sharing books with millions of readers. To learn more about how Carolyn supported Worldreader over the years, please read this note from our Co-founder and CEO, David Risher, Remembering Carolyn Reidy.

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