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Audubon Connects Children To Nature Everyday

July 20, 2013
By SARAH HATFIELD - Naturalist , The Post-Journal

My cousins' children, who once slept as newborn babes on my chest, are wearing make-up and are taller than I am. My cousins, now parents of those teenagers and nine other children, are kept constantly busy making bottles and changing diapers and giving snuggles and getting food and providing yet another clean outfit. My aunts and uncles (and parents) clean and cook and rock crying babies and nod a quick approval when a grandchild says "can I drive the Kubota?" And yet a creek can equalize them, finding within them a constant age as surely as it finds the path of least resistance through the landscape.

 
 

 

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