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Give the Kids A Break
Steve Rushin
December 04, 2006
FOUR SQUARE and seven years ago we had recess: 20 minutes, twice a day, of Darwinian contests whose very names—king of the hill, capture the flag, keep-away, dodgeball—screamed survival of the fittest. After all, monkey in the middle isn't just a playground game; it describes the chain of human evolution.
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December 04, 2006

Give The Kids A Break

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All of them agree with G.K. Chesterton, who wrote, "Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground."

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