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Paying it forward in 4-H

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As a 4-H agent and as a parent, the last thing that I want is to have a child disappointed. In 4-H, we encourage youth to become the leaders of our future by encouraging them to be of service to others and by making a difference. We strive to give them the tools they need to have a desire to change the world for the better. But, I was thinking, do we sometimes sell our youth short by telling them that this feat is impossible just to avoid the disappointment they may experience if their attempt were to not work.

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