Education: Literatizer

Frank Charles Laubach was back at his Benton, Pa. birthplace for a few days last week, trying every single minute to think of God.

He always tries, even when worrying about the Sisyphean task of teaching the illiterate three-fifths of humanity (some 1,200,000,000) how to read. Since 1930 lean, leathery Frank Laubach, a Congregationalist missionary, has made considerable headway with that enormous task. He and unnumbered thousands of other people, using his special teaching charts, have armed unknown and unknowable scores of thousands of Asiatics, Africans and Latin Americans with the double-edged tool...

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