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Old June 30, 2012, 06:17 PM   #14
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by hermannr
Of course, Dr Spock...who never raised any children of his own, wasn't spouting his garbage back then either.
Of course he was. I was born in 1944 and grew up in the 50s. My mother read Dr. Spock and followed his advice almost religiously. My grandfather and both of my uncles who lived on the same street all had firearms in their houses, none of the firearms were locked up, we kids (my brother and I and all my cousins) all knew where the guns were ... and we never touched them without an invitation from one of the adults.

Don't blame it on Dr. Spock.

Benjamin McLane Spock (May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998) was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care, published in 1946, is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time.
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