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It's Our Turn: Screening our children

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Free-range CHILDREN. FREE Range-children. Free RANGE children. No matter how you say it, it sounds ridiculous.

I heard the term on Z99 earlier this week in an announcement by a Screen-Free Week promoter declaring the arrival of Screen-Free Week. During April 29 through May 5, children, families, schools and communities are supposed to turn off entertainment screen media and "Turn on life!"


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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