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Bestselling author James Patterson is getting more kids to read with literacy initiative

Bestselling author James Patterson joins Soledad to discuss his mission to end illiteracy in America. Patterson is working with the state of Florida to help bring kids up to grade level reading. It's a big challenge, but one that Patterson is spending millions to correct.

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More than 30 million adults in the United States can’t read or write above a third grade level. This also affects children. 72 percent of children whose parents have low literacy levels are reading below grade level. Award-winning author James Patterson is now on a mission to help children read.