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A Little Light In A Dark World

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A Little Light In A Dark World
« on: June 07, 2020, 03:34:47 PM »
6-Year-Old Has Friendly Rivalry With Worcester Officer After Impromptu Basketball Game
https://boston.cbslocal.com/2020/06/05/worcester-boy-police-officer-pickup-basketball-game/

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Re: A Little Light In A Dark World
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2020, 07:44:41 PM »
If he's 6 years old he's going to be a giant!!!
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Re: A Little Light In A Dark World
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2020, 07:51:47 PM »
That's a pleasant story.  :)

As to the boy's size, it's impressive indeed. However I know that some of the largest boys I grew up with ended up being on the lower side of average height once puberty arrived. Supposedly the child's height at two years is a predictor, but I'm not sure how accurate that or any of the methods for predicting a child's adult height are. 
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Re: A Little Light In A Dark World
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2020, 08:11:17 PM »
Well, I was 7'4 when I was six, now I'm barely there.

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Re: A Little Light In A Dark World
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2020, 12:27:26 AM »
I was always a runt until I reached 16 or 17 then I towered over the class in a few months. I'm not overly tall, just 6'2".
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