This is both an inspiring and informative article from issue one of the new ProLiteracy peer-reviewed, online research journal, Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. This article is written by Christine Miller, Georgia State University.
When Carl Walworth began volunteering as a literacy tutor in Mattoon, Illinois, he did not realize that he was making a 24-year commitment and a lifelong friend in Eldo, his student. The Mayor of Moultrie Avenue: The Literacy Journey of an Unlikely Pair serves as both a memoir and a description of an adult literacy tutoring relationship.
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