TOM SCARRITT: Find ways to help children play

July 2, 2011
Birmingham News

Go outside and play.

Those welcome words from our childhood could be an important gift to give our children and grandchildren.

Many of us remember summer as seemingly endless days of exploring and competing and reveling in the relentless Alabama heat and the warm company of friends. Too many children today experience summer as video games and television in air-conditioned rooms, texting their friends rather than running or wrestling with them.


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