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Read2Build: An Audacious Guinness World Record Attempt by Bayode Treasures-Olawunmi and Friends To Improve The Reading Culture And Raise Funds To Build Functional Public Libraries

Many years ago, Bayode Olawunmi-Treasures set out to make the reading culture more attractive and appealing especially to the younger generation. So in 2018, he then decide to pull off an audacious attempt at the Guinness World Record for “The Longest Reading Marathon”. Standing in his way was the record then held by Nepal’s Deepak Sharma’s – 113 hours, 15 minutes. For over 120 hours, spanning five days – he read aloud non-stop! His incredible feat inspired millions of people and it saw a spike in public reading, book clubs and literary-related......

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