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“Ok, tear apart the room,” I said to the three twelve-year-old boys.  Their eyes lit up having been given permission to do the one thing pre-teen boys are best at: destroying things.  My son wanted to do an escape room for his birthday with his...

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The boys ran around like a cat on a drunken bender.  I’m pretty sure there was some hissing going on.  Our escape room was civil war-themed and is supposed to mimic an old jail cell from the 1860s. On the walls, for now, are various pictures of very dapper men with very dapper mustaches.  A table with a map at its center divides the room in half.  And for my part, I stand safely in a corner while my boys do what they do best. There is something special about seeing youth unrestrained.   The room is supposed to be upturned...

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