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Buddy Bench

Simple concept helps kids find new friends

April 29, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

In an age of all-digital, all-the-time, technology overload, it is encouraging to see a boards-and-bolts approach to encouraging children to build their social networks. Phillips Elementary School's installation of a buddy bench is a fantastic solution to the age-old problem of schoolyard loneliness and isolation.



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