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Once upon a trying time

It might be a good time to update classic children's books. It might be a good time to update classic children's books. (Brad Killer/iStockphoto)
By Beth Teitell
Globe Correspondent / December 18, 2008

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It's the question every parent dreads. "Mommy, what's a collateralized debt obligation?" Who wants to be outed as an ignoramus by a kid? But with economic news blanketing the airwaves, such conversations are becoming almost impossible to avoid. Perhaps we should update children's books in time for the holidays. (Full article: 399 words)

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