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It's 2 am in South Africa and a delivery van is taking 100 hard copies of the free high school science text to a school in a small village 6 hours outside of Johannesburg. The small village is getting their first high school science teacher in over 2 years, and they eagerly await the teacher's arrival. Luckily, the teacher had found the free science textbook that he would use for his class on a web site he saw on an international education blog. Buying textbooks for this school would simply be out of the question.
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