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The Promise of a Pencil

How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

By Adam Braun
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The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun

This book tells the inspiring story of Adam Braun and Pencils of Promise, a charity he founded on just $25, and which has built more than 200 schools in developing countries all over the world. The book is divided into simple lessons that show how everybody can find their passion, make the best use of their potential and live a life full of meaning, joy and inspiration.

  • Anyone with a dream that they’re afraid to pursue   
  • Anyone who wants to contribute to making the world a better place
  • Anyone who wants to make the most of their lives and fulfill their true potential

Adam Braun founded Pencils of Promise in 2008. He has been named on both Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and Wired magazine’s “50 People Who Will Change the World” lists.


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