21 Apr '12, 8pm

A Cardboard Arcade & Some Serious Childlike Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

A Cardboard Arcade & Some Serious Childlike Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

I have a very dear childhood memory from a lazy summer day where I, along with a few neighbor friends, found an abandoned shopping cart and decided to build our own amusement park in our backyard. We really wanted to build a roller coaster, but none of us had an engineering degree, so we were left with a lot of makeshift mechanics at hand. We spent much of the day turning wagons, refrigerator boxes, and rope swings into something more elaborate and freewheeling. Our ramshackle amusement park was only operational for a single day (most of it wound up in the garbage) but I would like to think we all have hung on to that memory. I was reminded of my amusement park building days when I happened upon the short video Caine’s Arcade last week. Caine is a 9-year-old boy living in East L.A. and doing his best to engage his creativity and ingenuity during lazy weekend afternoons wit...

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