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Poll: kids and safety

Are today's kids too safe? 

More than 100 curious locals turned up to find out at the Vernon campus of Okanagan College Wednesday evening.

Dr. Mariana Brussoni, an associate professor at UBC, set the scene, asking everyone to close their eyes and recall their favourite childhood memories of playing. 

“Where were you at?” Brussoni asked. “What were you doing? ... What makes your memory special?”

Most said those memories were outdoors, involved freedom and space to roam. They also admitted that today, society might deem that kind of unsupervised play risky.

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