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Look! No hands!

Miscommunication over a bike trick.

A boy was riding his bike past my daughter’s house, not holding onto the handlebars. “Look at him!” said my granddaughter, Kate. “Wow,” my daughter said. “Was he riding with no hands?” “Oh, no,” Kate replied. “He has hands, Mommy!”

                                                                                       Peg Warde / Rockport

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