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School Gardens, or, How to Teach the Next Generation to Save Themselves

February 2, 2012

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Obesity affects upwards of 40% of the American population. Almost 70% of us are ┬áconsidered to be overweight. 70%! If you live in the city, the next time you are on the subway, choose ten people, and glance (because staring is rude), and see if this stat holds true. You’ll see lots of double chins […]

Slowly, slowly footfall

October 4, 2011

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It was a comedic sight. Harold walked with his backpack half open, sleeping bag rigged with rope and spare straps dangling against the backs of his knees, wearing black jeans, a black sweatshirt in the eighty degree day. Malcolm’s bag of Oreo’s protruded over the top of his back zipper, the baggy of sunscreen, hand […]