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Are The Lawyers Ruining Our Playgrounds?

Are The Lawyers Ruining Our Playgrounds?

 Many of us can remember climbing up, up, up on tall slides, monkey bars, and jungle gyms as kids. It was scary but oh-so-thrilling when we made it to the top, so proud of our newest accomplishment and courageous stunt. And somehow, we lived to tell the tale. 

But as The New York Times reports, across the world these tools of play and exploration have been disappearing as parents grow more protective, federal guidelines change, and manufacturers fear lawsuits. 

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Are we shortchanging our kids' exercise and risk-taking? Or keeping them safer? 

 Related: When Should You Let Your Child Play Outside Alone?

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