Spiritual education—a priority

When I lived in Brazil, years ago, my father came home one day so happy that he was crying. He told us that Antonio, a middle-aged worker on the cleaning crew in our building, had greeted him saying, "Mr. Gelber, now I can read!"

Antonio had moved to Sao Paulo from the impoverished northeastern part of the country, looking for a better life. Illiterate and unskilled, he could only do heavy labor. My parents encouraged him to go night school. That week he had gotten his degree in literacy.

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