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A Bunch Of Schools In Oregon Tried An Experiment. And The Results? Just Wow.

Did your parents ever come up with games to get you to eat your vegetables? Have you ever had to use similar tactics for your own kids? Well, there may be an easier way.

A Bunch Of Schools In Oregon Tried An Experiment. And The Results? Just Wow.
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Not everyone has the time, resources, and access to buy and cook healthy food for their family. And even if they do, there's still the problem of getting kids to eat it.

Programs like this that involve kids in planting gardens, tending them, harvesting, and then cooking and eating the fruits (or veggies) of their labor are a step toward solving both the interest and access problems.


So what should we put next to every swing set? A garden.

And it's all based on the simple concept that getting down and dirty and playing with food might be a big motivator in eating it.

Pretty neat, huh?

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Seven years ago, Bill Murray shared a powerful story about the importance of art. The revelation came during a discussion at the National Gallery in London for the release of 2014's "The Monuments Men." The film is about a troop of soldiers on a mission to recover art stolen by the Nazis.

After his first time performing on stage in Chicago, Murray was so upset with himself that he contemplated taking his own life.

"I wasn't very good, and I remember my first experience, I was so bad I just walked out — out onto the street and just started walking," he said.

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