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Childhood Needs Outdoor Play

by Selina F. Some of my fondest memories as a child involve going outside to play with my sisters and cousins, and roaming about the backyard. I would make mud pies in the rain, chase around my younger sisters, and … Continue reading

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Just Go Outside and Play

By Emma S. We live in a busy, fast paced society where unstructured play sometimes gets overlooked. As a kid, I was encouraged to go outside to play and explore as well as go to the local park as long … Continue reading

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The Lost Frontier

by Peter R. When I was a child, most of my fondest memories came outdoors. Pictures of my many cousins and I playing outside for hours before family dinners, in our grandparents’ expansive yard, will always stay with me. Jailbreak … Continue reading

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Outside Playin’ is What I’m Sayin’!

by Hannah V. When we think of health services we often imagine doctors, nurses, medications, and hospitals. What if there was a remedy to some of todays most common health issues that is not a new magical medical advancement? I’m … Continue reading

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