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This Thanksgiving, my son is showing me how to be thankful despite the world's hypocrisies

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2020-11-26 19:26:04

There is a problem in childrearing that I think of as the jaywalker’s dilemma: It’s ridiculously inconvenient to wait for the light to change at every intersection in New York City before crossing the street if there is no oncoming traffic. But once you have a little person watching you, you either accept that inconvenience gracefully (which is to say without even acknowledging that jaywalking is an option), or you teach your kid to break a rule that is designed to keep him alive and hope he understands the nuances of the caveat about oncoming traffic.

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