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Meet the 12-year-old who started her own library in Brazil

12 year old girl from brazil, Lua Oliveira in the public library she created for her community.

Lua Oliveira created a library for poor children in her community in Brazil. Image: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares - RC2LEF927FUE

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12-years-old Lua Oliveira rests as she takes care of the public library Mundo da Lua
Starting and looking after your own public library is tiring. Lua takes a rest on some cushions. Image: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares - RC2KEF9LPAL2

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12-years-old Lua Oliveira, who created a public library Mundo da Lua (World of the Moon) for poor children, calling for attention through social media to get donated books, plays with her dog at her home at the Tabajaras slum in Rio de Janeiro, March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares - RC2LEF9R6X06
A lover of animals, Lua plays with her dog at her home in the Tabajaras slum of Rio de Janeiro Image: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares - RC2LEF9R6X06
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