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Stories come to life in Santa Monica

October 19, 2008 11:13:25 AM PDT
Stories are literally coming to life at the Santa Monica Main Library.'Living Books' went on display on Saturday.

They're actually people representing an encyclopedia of knowledge on various subjects, ranging from two Buddhists, a cancer survivor and even a nudist -- 14 people, 'or living books' in all.

The hope is that patrons will learn about culture and beliefs of other people, as well as erase stereotypes.

Visitors were allowed to check out any of the books for up to 30 minutes.


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