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Jennifer Garner: Reading is Fundamental!

Jennifer Garner: Reading is Fundamental!

Jennifer Garner attends the launch of six new Save the Children U.S. Program sites at Ashton Elementary School Thursday (November 18) in Ashton, West Virginia.

The 38-year-old actress addressed elementary schoolers and read books with second-graders throughout the day.

“Nothing makes me happier than being here today to officially open six new sites in West Virginia,” Jen said, adding, “We have fallen behind [in education]. In some places, 85 percent of kids are reading below grade level. I think that is in part because only three out of five kids in America are enrolled in early childhood education programs, which puts kids on the path to success.”

The programs will focus on reading with newborns to 5-year-olds throughout West Virginia.

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13 Responses to “Jennifer Garner: Reading is Fundamental!”

  1. 1
    littlewomen Says:

    She looks like Harry Potter fan. Maybe her girls are reading the book. So perfect and nice.

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    lexy hates bilson Says:

    That’s so sweet of her to take time from her busy schedule and do charity work. She works, she’s a hands-on mom, she’s awesome!

  3. 3
    Penelope Says:

    Reading is of course fundamental to wake children’s intelligence. Good for Jennifer!!! I love the way she raises her young girls.

  4. 4
    marq Says:

    Her work now, is going to down the road, move mountains, probably, akin to winning the lottery, striking the mother lode, or a trifecta. It will have gargantuan future payoffs in other words. And in realtime, she makes it look so easy. What a caring soul.

  5. 5
    Cheyenne Says:

    @lexy hates bilson: shes getting paid for it. DUH!

  6. 6
    mina Says:

    Where I come from that’s what you call the Head-start program, which Repugs have been trying to defund for ages. An old program trying to make it anew with the likes of a celebrity.

  7. 7
    Palin Says:

    @marq: Your post was hilarious…This sounds like the head-start program with a new name and a celebrity attached to it.

  8. 8
    josie Says:

    @lexy hates bilson: Yes,bless her for taking time out of her busy schedule of sushi lunches in Hollywood to rub elbows with the dirty masses. Why wouldn’t she have time, she has nannies and isn’t doing any films that I know of. She’s sure getting some PR mileage out of this.

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    rhonda Says:

    Isn’t it just awesome being an American? We have Michelle Obama to tell us to eat our fruit and veggies and Garner thinks its nice we can read! These people are so high on themselves, they’ll be telling us how to wipe our butts pretty soon. By the way people: for Garner it is a PHOTO-OP for Obama it is worth billions with the SEIU union being in charge. Charity work, hardly! You want to see charity work, look to people in your church, doctors, dentist, nurses, moms and dads who go to Haiti and take care of orphans on their vacation time! Lets get real people.

  10. 10
    Shannon Says:

    @littlewomen: I read to children in our local children’s hospital, and nobody seems to care. Gosh! I wish I had PR.

  11. 11
    Shannon Says:

    @rhonda: AMEN!!!!!!!

  12. 12
    KARLA Says:

    LORDY LORDY SHE LOOKS SO OUT OF IT. SHE SHOULD BE WITH HER FAMILY AND BEN..BY THE WAY.. WHERE IS BEN? ARE THEY SEPARATED?/ . OH, OH, WE WILL SEE BEN, WITH THE CHILDREN WHEN ANOTHER IF HIS BOMBS COMES OUT. BEN AND TOM SHOULD HOLD HANDS AND RIDE INTO THE SUNSET, AND NEVER COME BACH.. THEY TBOTH REAT THEIR WIVES LIKE SH*T.

    POOR POOR JENNIFER. SHE HAS TO FORCE A SMILE, SO SHE CAN SHOW HER DIMPLES.

  13. 13
    Joleen Says:

    @lexy hates bilson:
    “…do charity work. She works, she’s a hands-on mom…”
    This describes most of the mom’s I’m acquainted with, you know, the plain ones who aren’t important enough to get this kind of attention for it.

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