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Book Lovers Celebrate Banned Books Week

Annual Banned Books Week from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 was celebrated at UF in the Plaza of the Americas on Thursday. Students read literature aloud from different authors who's work has been challenged in public schools. The goal for Banned Books Week is to celebrate the liberty to read.

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Activist groups brings awareness to Gainesville

Just one day after twenty-one people were arrested in a Gainesville sex sting operation, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse is sharing her story and bringing attention to this issue. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenrkanz reports on this survivor’s visit to Gainesville. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FP-Lauren-Book-WRAP.mp3|titles=FP Lauren Book WRAP]

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