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Ghanaian cleared by Guinness World Records to attempt Read-A-Thon

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Ghanaian graduate Isaac Amoako has gained approval from Guinness World Records to embark on a reading journey—an attempt to read aloud for six days.

The University of Education (Winneba) graduate aspires to set a new record for a reading-aloud marathon, driven by his deep passion for reading. Isaac Amoako shared in an interview that he recently received a confirmation email from Guinness World Records, affirming his eligibility for the upcoming reading marathon.

This has sparked a sense of pride and excitement within him, laying the groundwork for a challenging yet fulfilling endeavor.

The aspiring record-breaker explained that his enthusiasm for reading, combined with inspiration drawn from the current generation’s heavy reliance on social media, motivated him to undertake this extraordinary feat.

Isaac Amoako expressed optimism about the upcoming reading marathon, setting an ambitious goal of reading between 145 to 150 hours nonstop. After three years of planning, Isaac is determined to make a lasting impact in the realm of literary achievements.

His decision to attempt the reading-aloud marathon is rooted in his observation of the youth’s increasing focus on social media. Isaac views this record-breaking endeavor as a unique way to promote and reignite interest in the art of reading, encouraging others to explore the world of literature beyond the digital realm.

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