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Big-Hearted Book Lovers Across Brazil Donate 5,000 Books To Fulfill Girl's Library Dream

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“One book is worth 100 books in my heart.”

“Books have three qualities: having them, exchanging them, and their smell. You can journey through literature, and be in Mexico, or anywhere else, while sitting still.”

These are quotes from a little girl named Ana Mell Araújo Rocha Silva — better known by her nickname, Mell. At just seven years old, she dreams of opening a public library in her city of Mata Grande, a small municipality in the state of Alagoas, Brazil, with a population of just over 25,000. READ MORE: Big-Hearted Book Lovers Across Brazil Donate 5,000 Books To Fulfill Girl’s Library Dream | HuffPo Brazil

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