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    Some Pretty Tough Kids

    Chinese kids descend terrifying cliff face to school.

    When I was still teaching, I had door duty after school. I noticed that one school bus left school, drove two blocks, stopped, and let out 3 kids. These kids actually took a school bus home even though they lived within plain view of the school. I'm wondering how their parents would feel if their kids had THIS kind of a commute to and from school!
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    f that, I would be home schooling...
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    Holy shit. Those are some dedicated students right there.

    When my dad was a kid and growing up on an island, he and his siblings rowed a boat across the channel to and from school every day. All the "neighborhood" kids did. Pretty sure that would be illegal today.
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    On Madeline Island (pop 240) they have grade school up to 6th grade and then the kids have to take a ferry/wind sled/ice road across to the school.
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    Big threats to children walking to and from home: Bad people, seemingly most often young to middle aged males, in need of sexual stimulation or impatiently behind the wheel of a car. In some locales, poisonous snakes, which among other things, inhibit walking instead of driving from place to place at Walt Disney World.

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    What?

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    I hear some places have to be worried about grizzly bears.

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