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National Ambassador Gene Luen Yang’s NYT Comic

August 31, 2016

In a special comic featured in the 'Back to School' edition of the New York Times Book Review, comics creator and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Gene Luen Yang reflects on the power of books to inspire empathy.

Yang recalls a moment in third grade when storytelling enabled him to overcome his prejudice toward a fellow classmate.

Glare of Disdain comic

I’m a writer, and belief in the power of story is almost like a job requirement. (NYT Book Review)

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