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The Promise of a Pencil
Adam Braun
The Promise of a Pencil 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.

Who should read these blinks?
  • 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
Who wrote the book?

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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