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Summer reading pays off

Original post made on Oct 16, 2012

Third-grade Mountain View resident Ethan Xie won a $529 check towards his college education from ScholarShare, California's 529 College Savings Plan.

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Posted by Reader
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm

Did he actually read anything? Or is that not worth reporting or relevant to the story?


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Posted by @ reader
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Really? You just like to see your words in print?

Did you want a list of all the books that Xie read? Obviously, he was part of the summer reading program, which it said in the article.


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Posted by @@reader
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:54 pm

When "winners are selected at random" I think its a fair question to ask why the reporter mentions nothing about what was read.


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Posted by Reader2
a resident of North Whisman
on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:55 am

For the sake of promoting reading, a list of a few books he read would have added a lot to this joke of and article.


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