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“It Has Become My One Opening To The World” – Peter’s Story

Peter has been attending a Shared Reading group in his local library for two years. Here is what he says…

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‘It’s Good To Have Something Which Means Something To Me’ – Callam’s Story

Callam was recommended to try shared reading by his occupational therapist. He has attended the group for almost a year…

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‘My Mental Health Has Improved More From This Than All The Medical Assistance’ – Damien’s Story

Damien has been reading with us on the wirral for more than a decade. Here he tells us why.  The…

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‘It gives me a sense of worth again’ – A’s Story

At The Reader, we're opening up the wealth of emotional experience contained in great literature to people regardless of which…

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‘Shared Reading builds a bridge for me’ – Melanie’s Story

Melanie is a volunteer Reader Leader for The Reader’s North Wales project, supported by the National Lottery Community Fund, which…

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‘By being in the reading group, I exist as a person’ – Anna’s Story

The Reader's Annual Report 2014/15 will be published later this month, in time to read at our 2015 AGM where…

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A ‘reawakening’ through reading – Jack’s Story

Our annual AGM is coming up next week, and we're looking forward to celebrating a year of achievements with some…

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‘No pressure, just pleasure – I instantly relaxed’ – Nim’s Story

I started going to the reading group in the autumn last year. Two friends had mentioned it; I was feeling…

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Betty has a strong memory of being cut off by the tide and ‘guided’ to shore by a dog

Earlier this week, The Reader we gave a summary of the 'Living Well with Dementia'  session at Shared Reading for…

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