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Losing Weight Through Play: A Lost Art

MyGoal #013 Illustration (Kids Playing in the Autumn Leaves)The other day, I was sitting at a resort watching a group of kids play soccer on the front lawn.  It was not an organized game of soccer.  Rather, they were just a group of kids kicking the ball around.

This surprised me.  Then it surprised me that it surprised me.

Playing just for fun seems to be such a lost art.  Yet, here was a group of innocent children doing just that.

Growing up, I remember playing with the neighborhood kids.  We would get together after school and in the evenings to play kick the can or running bases.  We even played basketball.  Not organized basketball, but games like H-O-R-S-E and knockout.

And yes, just shooting hoops.

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