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FIRST Step Toward America’s Future

Exclusive Excerpt from: “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!” by Tom PurcellFIRST Step Toward America’s Future
By Tom Purcell
It’s a compelling event -- something we all better hope we see more of, if America is to thrive.
I speak of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competitions, which will be taking place at various cities across Canada and the U.S. through the first week in April.
Teams of high school kids spend months designing and building computerized robots. They raise money and manage budgets. Then their robots ...

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