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Cold War Coping (1 Story)

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From “duck and cover” drills to bomb shelters, America in the 50s and early 60s took the Cold War seriously. What was your understanding of it? Were you afraid or skeptical? Do your children even know what the Cold War was? Think back … what did you learn about the Cold War in school, on TV, or in your town? Share your Cold War coping stories forward.
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Learning to Drive (2 Stories)

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A driver’s license started us on the road to autonomy, and driving lessons certainly bring back memories. Were you excited or leery? Did you learn in Driver’s Ed or from a parent? How did your kids learn? Think back … to who taught you or who you taught, and how fun (or scary) it was. Share your learning to drive stories forward.
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Blue Book Exams

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Back in college, well before the PC, many of us hand wrote exams—in little blue books. Did you hate essays? Worry about your handwriting? Or were blue books preferable to multiple choice tests? Do today's students still use them? Think back … remember when you nailed the exam or ran out of time. Share your blue book exam stories forward.
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PE Pleasures and Perils

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Love it or hate it, we had to take physical education. Whether it was being beaned in dodge ball or picked first or last for a team, what was memorable for you? Has PE changed for your kids? Think back … tell us about your best (or worst) teachers and times in the gym. Share your story of PE pleasures and perils forward.
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