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Talking about childhood

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Isn't it amazing how life has changed!
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What do you mean?
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Well, when I was at school,
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the teachers would be really strict about the uniform.
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That's true.
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We had to wear black shoes and socks
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And there wasn't much we could do on our mobiles...
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No, I got mine I was 15
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Now all secondary children have them.
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And so many parents drive their kids to school...
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Yes, when I was young,
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we would walk to school, come rain or shine.
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I used to like school, though.
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It was a good chance to catch up with friends.
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That's true, but now the children are always in contact.
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You mean via facetime or whatever?
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Exactly. Facetime, twitter, snapchat.
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And do you think today's children have it easier than we had?
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That's difficult to say. In some ways, yes.
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What do you think?
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