As a kid my mom would tell me to "be careful" when I would jump off the roof of the garage. I used to think, "It's the danger that makes it fun!" I never considered myself reckless, but I did take a lot of risks. Maybe that's just semantics. I'm not jumping off roofs anymore, and these days I'm the one telling my elderly parents to be careful and not get hurt. But the need to live carefully is more important than it has ever been. The stakes are higher.
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