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Author's Note: 10 Things We Want to See in Adult Playgrounds

You know what surprised me most of all as I begin researching all of the possibilities for this article? All the benefits of hopscotching. I loved playing hopscotch when I was a kid, but as I sat here reminiscing about recess I found I couldn't actually remember the rules of the game. And do kids today still play hopscotch? What I came away with, in the end, is that none of us, young and old, are hopscotching, and that's a shame -- not only because it's such a fun way to be active, but because you can easily throw down a court with nothing but a piece of chalk.

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