DECATUR - MARCH 2: In honor of NEA's Read Across America Day, Akon, multi platform selling artist and founder of the Konfidence Foundation (left) and his mother, Kine Gueye Thiam, President of the ... more 
DECATUR - MARCH 2: In honor of NEA's Read Across America Day, Akon, multi platform selling artist and founder of the Konfidence Foundation (left) and his mother, Kine Gueye Thiam, President of the Konfidence Foundation (second from left) visit with second graders at Glen Haven Elementary in Atlanta to distribute books and discuss the importance of reading on March 2, 2011 in Decatur, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images) less 
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Getty Images | Photo By Mike Zarrilli / Getty Images for Akon & The Konf
Wed, Mar 2, 2011 6:17 PM EST