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Selling Books in a Country That Cannot Read

posted on: Apr 14, 2019

SOURCE: MOROCCO WORLD NEWS

BY: ANTON L. DELGADO

One devout man’s vendetta on an education lost has been bringing literature to the Rabat medina for decades.

Two pillows and a book is all Mohamed Aziz needs to enjoy his day. The 71-year-old bookseller spends six to eight hours a day reading, only stopping to eat, pray, smoke, and help customers. Photo taken on Tuesday, March 5 by Stephen Higgins/Morocco World News.
Anton is interning as a news correspondent for Morocco World News.