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Learning Empathy at Living Library

15 Speakers Shared Stories with 500+ Students

Article Date: Feb 28, 2020

More than 560 Summit students got an opportunity to hear the life stories from a diverse collection of local individuals during the school's Living Library event on Feb. 28.

"I see each person as a living breathing memoir. They are telling their story and sharing their experience orally instead of writing it down," said Eila Overcash, Summit High School's teacher librarian and organizer of the day-long event.

Elia recruited 15 speakers to take part in the event