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One Big City. Eight Crossing Guards

In Life on September 4, 2007 by Petr Bokuvka

Monday was the first day of school. And since Czech drivers were not used to kids on pedestrian crossings, the municipality sent cops to watch over the pedestrian crossings near schools. And an announcement was made to pensioners who would like to volunteer to be crossing guards for the day.

Only eight people applied. And since the municipal police realized this might be a good idea, pensioners turned crossing guards will be seen near schools for months to come.  I said it before and I will say it again: I am really surprised that nobody has thought of this sooner…

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