Boston (PRWEB) -- Xiao lives with his father, mother, grandmother, and older brother in a tiny village near Wuxi (woo shee), an ancient city in the east of China. After learning of his father's diabetes diagnosis, the 17-year-old Xiao found a full-time job to help support his family.

Xiao's story is one of 22 real-life personal stories that are part of the revolutionary new middle grades curriculum program, myWorld Geography (, launched today from the education, services, and technology company Pearson. Pearson's social studies authors along with journalists from the Financial Times...

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