This week, the Herald-Tribune talks to Dr. Michele Borba, a former teacher and author of several books, including “Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in our All-About-Me World,” about the importance of empathy and why it is a learned trait. She was brought to Sarasota to speak to parents and caregivers about her book as part of Forty Carrots Family Center’s speaker series.
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