The Young Man Who Turned $25 into More than 200 Schools Worldwide Releases New Book


Adam Braun, founder of PencilsOfPromise.org, releases his book aptly titled, "Pencils of Promise".

The Promise of a Pencil documents Braun's journey with each chapter. The book explains detailed steps that every person can take to transform the biggest ambitions into reality, even if people start with as little as $25. His inspiration for his organization and the book stemmed from his meeting with a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, "A pencil."


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