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With babies, words for wisdom

City urges parents to nourish young minds with talk

Literacy worker Lydia Soto with Ky'Lee Santos, 6 months, caressed (below) by her dad, Jose. Literacy worker Lydia Soto with Ky'Lee Santos, 6 months, caressed (below) by her dad, Jose. (photos by david l. ryan/globe staff)
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / April 2, 2008

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The advice is simple: Talk to your children as much as possible. It's a recommendation that many parents might take for granted, but one that Boston educators are trying to spread to low-income families to give their youngsters a better shot at school. (Full article: 1021 words)

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