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The Roux — a ‘gas station with purpose’ — opens on South Side with pumps, store and literacy center for kids

“We’re about not only making a difference, but being a difference,” said Lavaille Lavette, author of the children’s series “Adventures of Roopster Roux.”

Lavaille Lavette is a former teacher who started a popular series of children’s stories to get her brother interested in reading.

She also got businessmen Mohammed Abdallah and Naser Odeh interested in her idea to build a “gas station with purpose.”

Sept 30, 2022, 6:46am GMT+5

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