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A question is making social media rounds: If you could keep only three of the following, which would it be -- art, beer, books, cats, chocolate, cinema, coffee, dogs, Facebook, music, tea or wine?
I chose books, cats, coffee, music and chocolate. I know, I know, that's more than three. But my first hour each morning is spent reading my current book, cat on lap, coffee in hand, while listening to KDFC. And give up chocolate? No way!
Anika Aeka, a freshman at Amador Valley High School, has taken her respect for books to another level. She is committed to donating them to the East Bay Children's Book Project, which puts them into the hands of kids who have little or no access to them. So far she has provided 6,449.
"In the fifth grade at Vintage Hills Elementary, for extra credit I created a community service project," Anika recalled. "I worked with the librarian and would take old books from the school library and kept asking if there was any place I could donate them."
She located the San …
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