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Book Rescue Organization Dumpster Dives To Stock School Shelves

First Posted: 09/27/10 02:13 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:50 PM ET

For some struggling schools, the nonprofit organization SCARCE is a lifesaver. The organization finds books and other much-needed supplies in an unlikely place -- the trash.

Founder Kay McKeen shares her dumpster diving wisdom with youngsters, teaching an environmental message, while giving schools the books they so desperately need.

NBC Nightly News reports.



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