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Be Outside! ['out-dȯr] [ĕd]
Learn, play, and relax in the outdoors.

Many kids do not spend enough time outside and now have "nature deficit disorder." Scientists are learning that humans need to spend time in the outdoors to be healthy, feel happy, and stay interested and engaged with the people and things around them.

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