Were you always a reader?

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Re: Were you always a reader?

Post by 1ditzyrn » 28 Sep 2018, 11:43

I've always been a reader. We traveled a lot when I was a child and I would entertain myself on the long car trips with a stack of books. It is a hobby that has continued on into adulthood.

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Post by zarah_ » 09 Oct 2018, 12:22

My parents bought me lots of books growing up so I spent a great amount of my time reading. So I guess I've always been a reader, just haven't realized it until lately.

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Post by Sweetp120 » 09 Oct 2018, 14:16

Yes I was. In my childhood my parents had to actually take my books away and ground me to the outside. In the 2nd grade I was reading at I believe 5th and 6th grade reading levels, however I wasn't able to choose what books I wanted to read so I started acting out, and purposely failing my reading quizzes. apparently the teacher told my mother I was stupid and needed testing done to see if I needed help. once my mother pointed out she was making the wrong choice of forcing me to read books below my personal reading level the teacher realized I was in no way stupid and she recanted her statement. even my year and a half of college was dedicated to becoming an English teacher, but now with a 9 month old baby who was born premature I stay home. I was struggling with what to do with myself until I found this site and this community. Thank you guys for being here!

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Post by dianaterrado » 09 Jan 2019, 01:28

No. But I'd like to think so sometimes 😂

I started reading when I was twelve and I never stopped since. I'm 23 now.
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Post by joolay69 » 10 Jan 2019, 03:20

yes I always loved reading ! Seeing my mother always reading on the evening, as soon I could read I was doing the same, and reading for hours before sleeping.
I only decreased the amount of book I was reading while I was studying at uni as I was spending instead most evening studying.

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Post by OpinionatedEducator » 11 Jan 2019, 14:45

Yep! My mom bought me books for Christmas, birthdays, just because...

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Post by wordslinger42 » 15 Jan 2019, 13:08

Yep, I've been reading for as long as I can remember! To this day, I still take a book with me everywhere I go!

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