Don't Step on the Toys, Grandpa!

When I was about seven years old, we had to be very careful with toys on the floor, because my grandparents had trouble seeing them, and might step on them. This seemed strange to me, but then older people were a little strange in those days. Some would tilt their heads in funny ways when reading the paper and lots of others wore glasses as necklaces. Many adults would peer at fine print and bring it under a bright light to read it.

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