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Wednesday is Walk Our Children to School Day

 

October 1, 2002



It's Walk Our Children to School Week with national Walk Our Children to School Day on Wednesday. What a wonderful way to share the healthy benefits of walking with your child and community.

In the past, walking to school was common practice. Many people have memories of their walk (some even in 2 feet of snow, bare foot, and going up hill both ways) from home to school. It was a wonderful way to get to know their neighborhood and provided time for socializing with friends.

It is estimated in today's generation, however, that only about 10 percent walk to school. The majority are either bus...



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