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Meghan Cox Gurdon: Out on their own, kids charm a neighbor with flowers and a note

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"OK, but you must be very careful when you cross the road." "We will." "Make sure you're at the top of the hill when you cross so that you can see in all directions." "We will." "And which way should you look?" "Both ways!" "And once you've crossed, where should you walk?" "On the side of the road!" "Not in the middle!" "Good girls. OK. Have fun." "We will!" the 7-year-old best friends shouted....

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