Kid Sisters Read Bedtime Stories To 11,000 Kids On Facebook Live

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Meet 13-year-old Zaria and 8-year-old Hailey — sisters from Delaware who LOVE to read and are reading bedtime stories to kids all around the world on Facebook Live.

My sister and I love to read. Our mom has been reading to us since birth and that, in my opinion, has helped me develop...

Posted by Zaria X Hailey on Thursday, April 4, 2019

"Growing up, our mom always read bedtime stories to us," Hailey tells us, "and I guess that's just caught on with us." 

"We know that most kids don't get a bedtime story," the 8-year-old continues. "Parents work late, they work extra shifts, so we asked our mom if we could [read bedtime stories on Facebook Live.]"

After giving it some thought, their mother agreed — despite having concerns about them being on social media at such a young age — and now they have 11,000 followers!

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"Hailey and I were already reading to each other," Zaria adds, "and now, we're reading to kids all over the world so they could fall asleep to a bedtime story, too."

"Our goal is to spread literacy all over the world," Hailey explains. "It's so important so [kids] can grow up and be a lawyer or something like that — or even the President of the United States."

(Can we take a moment to appreciate that this is an 8-year-old talking? We're so inspired.) 

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Naturally, when Zaria and Hailey learned that Deacons Academy Montessori, a school in Ghana, doesn't have any books, they had to do something about it.

"Every kid in the world should have access to books," Zaria says. "That's why we're raising $5,000 to build their library."

Luckily we weren't the only ones who were absolutely floored by how inspiring this sister duo is at such a young age. Browseabout Books wanted to help Zaria and Hailey reach their goal, so they're giving them $5,000 to help build the library in Ghana.

Keep up the great work, girls. You're amazing. ❤️?

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