Teaching kids to read from the back of a burro - CNN.com: "Magdalena, Colombia (CNN) -- To the unaccustomed eye, a man toting 120 books while riding a stubborn donkey would seem nothing short of a circus spectacle. But for hundreds of children in the rural villages of Colombia, Luis Soriano is far from a clown. He is a man with a mission to save rural children from illiteracy.
'There was a time when many people thought that I was going crazy,' said Soriano, a native of La Gloria, Colombia. 'They'd yell, 'Carnival season is over.' ... Now I've overcome that.'"