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This program was funded by grants from McDonald's Corporation and done with restaurants by public television stations. The Ford Foundation and the quick whooshing for Public Broadcasting. Last summer some went to the Junior Olympics in Omaha Nebraska. But. Us. We're going to see more of the Junior Olympics later on in the show. So stick with us. But
now. Let's see you guys in suits in the middle. I don't want to be just for us. Here's a letter sent in by Peggy. Need a cup of Fitchburg Massachusetts. The most poignant thing that happened to me when I was in the third way I was looking for a book when I got my head stuck in the desk. I couldn't get it out. So they had to call the Janet Reno. Here I go. OK. Here's. The funniest thing that ever happened was I was sitting on the couch and when I was done I couldn't lift it up. They saw it was. Laurie burns and Smithtown New York. The funniest thing I ever went to bed and we had nothing to do. We saw some scissors and wanted to cut each other's here. Was that laid
in the bed with my head sticking out over the foot of the bed. My sister cut right here. Then she laid over the bed while I had her here when our mom. Found out we got with we got a weapon. It's funny. And I was from Grand Island Nebraska our. Home. So I. Do once we decide for everybody. So we put some bubble bath water. Well when the bubbles all came all over the bathroom What's the funniest thing. I want to read you know. I must just be hot. And she spoke to me. Let me. Give you.
I don't know how to stop the vinyl charging. Just take away his credit card. And. A little Julie English in King of Canada Squire Pennsylvania. So this game a thumper. And here it is. Form a circle. First you make your own star and then someone else says sorry then that person. And the other person sorry if you miss your sign you're out. I did. Not like you. OK. You know. What I'm going to get.
How do you. Yes. I don't know. Now is that nice. I just happen to be delivering the mail and it's for you. It's from Maxine and John. What'd.
You. Think of when we can stop. Because. What she did. Yeah. I think you. Are. Right. Can I. Hold you. So. You think you. Know what. I'm trying to. Get you. Any.
Way. That I think. You want. We have to do it. But that's. Not. Me. Here's another one for you. I don't know. Why I think you. Would. Let me play.
Her name is Kevin Gaines. I'm from Cornhill normally and I'm a race walker. I started race walking in 97 to Junior Olympics in Illinois. Walking really isn't that publicized because I think I am one of the only walkers in my age group. You can go as far as you want for as long as you are walking because it is already on. Your hips move from side to side and give you momentum to go faster and to move your legs farther. There are a few rules to war. One rule is you have to have your leg straight at one point all of your motion. The other is you have to have one foot on the ground at all times.
The hardest part about race is keeping your stamina and your strength for the whole race because he takes all you're out of your way. Blind longer races are in any race you want to wear a hat and sunglasses keep the suns out of your eyes and keep the sweat from going down. People think it's a funny motion but it really is all national. A lot of people you know laugh but they really don't know how hard it is. My main goal is really to go to the Olympics for the World Championships. I think I can make it if I really work hard. We tried in the studio with Cameron Gagan did the Junior Olympics but I didn't work very well. We're not even going to try what Marcy Ravitz does so well.
My name is Nancy that I saw just yesterday and doing it ever seen. For hours a day six days a week by you. Good. At this point is my entire life. When I go home. Right there I see a dream at this point it's a total commitment. A. Girl. I had so nice over it.
You keep it going I'll just take your time. Now what's that why a car jack has been a week. And a girl gone. He writes me high and it's taught me to read myself a. Good job and let me send any of the time that I put in the gym. I don't even think of it as being time. Like I look for the whole day it's just timing here already. Right now I'm training things and my presenting in the England region and now be competing against 13 other girls from all over the country.
Wow. A. It's. A.
Little bit about that. And now it's all right. You can't drown the cats you just have to go and attack the future.
This is. It. Yeah. Yeah. There's a play called Sleep zap zoom sent in by Dana Goldstein of Manhasset New York. Once there lived a man who was magic. One day he turned himself into a furry Ginty. There is no such thing as a fragile teen. He couldn't change himself back. So he started to tell one. Which means walk in fragile language. But since there is no such thing as fragile. Language and no such word as talent he couldn't do it.
Then he started to remember the magic words. He said. Zigzag. But nothing happened. So then he said zooms exam. That's not right he thought. I'll never get it right. So I want you can buy one are you. She said. I'm a freshman for me. I tell myself I can change you back. I know this one's no good. I'll try this one. Wind chill free z 0 0 0 0. And so she changed them back. Only 5 genes don't exist and neither do witches and there's no magic in that. Mine today. How do you know. Then I just stepped in it.
Here's another cartoon made by the kids at Oak Hill Elementary School and almost. Like you do and yet you. Like it Johnny again. I did. Give it. Back to them. They're beginning to be have it for you. Just cram your china anyway. Why did restaurant now you behave yourself. How did the restaurant. I behave. I just I will. What. Do you. Think I mean here right now.
What. Do you. Want. This is an outrage. Yes ma'am. Oh. Shame on you. Oh boy. Oh how I love big. Cause it's coming. It's coming. Kids are just walking on the ground.
The same sort of. I mean I think we should get a chance to do it. You know because like the. And we think about kids like it. If you think. Kids should be kids in school kids in second grade school teacher a person that you like.
My teacher. Yeah you can do something about it. Can we have a party of the year. This was a girl and we. Were. Just headed that way. Because.
We want to. Prove good. We're going to get there. Good line. What's so good about that. It's snowing. OK I was screaming. What his. School had. So I did. Now what.
Do you do. Well that's because I did. My job I can do arithmetic he cannot use I asked him how much two minus two was. Nothing. All right. You know what funny business Diana business. Well that depends on how many people are trying. This is the mother body business right. I think. They get. Me.
This is my. This is this. This is my sign. This is my. This is my son. This is my son. This is my. This is my son.
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