Family and Love
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Family and Love

CHILDHOOD

How I Became a Terror of the Second Grade Playground

Don’t mess with Tony

Photo by Bambi Corro on Unsplash

Kids can be cruel. Socialization tames most of us eventually, but at my elementary school playground of the early nineteen fifties, only the presence of teachers prevented us from devolving into savagery, and the teachers couldn’t watch everyone at once.

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