We now often tell individuals to just “search it up”. However, many still lack the privilege to have access to technology, much less have the power to read and write. Literacy is a fundamental human right— it is the border between cultural, racial, and educational pathways. It is more than just the letters and commas that flow onto the paper; literacy impacts the quality of life of not just individuals, but countries as a whole. Literacy is a gift that mustn’t be taken away from a child.