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Pennies for change: thanks to Internet, and a little help from BYU, boy with big dreams helps build library in Africa

Eleven-year-old Park Begley has always had big dreams. When he was five he told his mother he'd like to be the president of the world ("Is there anything bigger than the president of world?" he asked his mom before settling on the idea). A little ways down the road, he started up his "career" as a cartoon artist, selling hand-drawn funnies to family and friends. Last year, he decided he wanted to build a library. In Africa.

The viability of Begley's presidential candidacy won't be determined for a few years yet. The cartoon business went belly up after he came up with a new, bigger idea: converting his art into temporary tattoos. But there is now a new library in Malawi stocked full of books. And above the wooden door, painted in dripping, blue, block letters, it says, "With Love, Park Begley."

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