Death of a Sacred Cow

Many parents would do anything to get their kid to open a book, but when Kellee C. Magee was seven years old, her parents took away her library card because she brought home too many books.

"I would go to the library and check out 30 books at once," Magee says. "I didn't understand they had to be returned by a certain time. I wasn't going to return them until I was done. Nearly $100 in fines later, my parents took my card away."

Now, Magee has spent eight years in the meeting

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