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The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can

Tererai Trent grew up in rural Rhodesia where girls could not receive an education. After teaching herself to read at a young age, Tererai wrote her dreams on a scrap of paper, placed it in a can, and buried it in the ground. She dreamed that she would travel to America, receive an education, and bring learning back to her village. Would her dreams ever come true? The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can is an inspirational true story about a little girl with big dreams, and her determination to take her future into her own hands.

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