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I’ll never forget his face after telling him that hamburger came from cows. His lips curled into a smile, his eyes squinted, a giggle escaped from his mouth as he said, “Nah, you are kidding!”
Many years ago I sat at a table with four preschoolers and had this exchange. I don’t remember how we arrived at the subject, but in that few minutes, I discovered that one of my students believed that juice came from a can and hamburgers from McDonald’s. In that moment I decided it was time for a field trip.