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Lure of the outdoors fails to reach video game generation

Look around next time you're out fishing. Chances are that a lot of your fellow anglers will remember where they were when John F. Kennedy was shot.

It turns out adults in their 20s or 30s just aren’t going outside that much. One author even calls it “nature deficit disorder.”

That means that they’re not gardening, hunting, fishing or even playing softball as much as older generations. “They’re staying indoors more, spending more time with electronics,” said Richard Louv, author of “Last Child in the Woods.”

Read the full story at kansascity.com.

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