March 16, 2015 / Modified mar 16, 2015 3:56 p.m.

AZ WEEK EXTRA: Not Too Old to Learn to Read

Story of a 58-year old man who spent decades hiding illiteracy before deciding to turn his life around.

The Department of Education reports more than 30 million adults in the U.S. struggle with basic literacy skills. Many of them also bear the burden of keeping that fact a secret from family and friends. Uwe Keilitz, 58, shares how he spent decades hiding his illiteracy before deciding to turn his life around.

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