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It’s never too early to take part!

By: Alice Ahearn* A friend told me recently how during a past national election season, their three-year-old son had been utterly absorbed by the whole process. He accompanied his parents while campaigning, played with election posters, and announced his voting intentions to anyone who would listen. I think this is a wonderful example of how children are more engaged with the world around them than we might sometimes assume. It doesn’t matter that this toddler…