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Sept. 26, 2012TARKIO, MO |  By: McKenna

Read from the Start Program

A special program designed to help young children get an early start on reading will be held in Tarkio beginning tomorrow.

The Read from the Start Program emphasizes the importance of children from birth to 5 years getting a jump on reading. Atchinson County Read First Coordinator, Betsy Chapin says the program targets young parents.

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The Read from the Start program will be held tomorrow and next Tuesday beginning at 5 o'clock at the Tarkio Baptist Church. Chapin says parents that attend both meetings will receive 7 books for their child.