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Eighth-grader Francesca Faccone captures her love of reading in her award-winning essay.
Rebecca Sheir
Eighth-grader Francesca Faccone captures her love of reading in her award-winning essay.

The 12th annual Bethesda Literary Festival kicks off April 15, and this year the celebration of modern literature received a record number of submissions in its Youth Writing Contest. The topic was "A Beautiful Place," and Rebecca Sheir heads to a local bookstore to meet two of the hometown winners.

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