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Give Peace a Chance
By Jody Williams
1 What is peace? Peace is quiet. Peace is calm. Peace is not fighting. September 21st is a day to celebrate peace. It is called the International Day of Peace. That means that countries all over the world take part.
2 The Day of Peace was started in 1981. The United Nations came up with the idea. The United Nations is a group of people from different countries. They help keep peace in the world. They help people feel safe.
3 The UN was started in 1945. It started after World War II. Most countries are a part of the UN. They are called the "peace keepers."
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English Reading Comprehension: Give Peace a Chance
Spanish Reading Comprehension: Dale una Oportunidad a la Paz
German Reading Comprehension: Gebt dem Frieden eine Chance
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