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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Setting & Symbolism

Robert Fulghum
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Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington is the location of the Fulghum home. The family has lived in several places in Seattle and the surrounding area, from a "shack with a view" to other small dwellings, and finally, their current home.

Many of the places in which the Fulghums have lived have been fairly rural. There are often wild animals to contend with and yards, gardens, and woods to enjoy. One of the largest bones of contention with Fulghum is altering the landscape of the region. Many believe that lawns should be sculpted; leaves should be raked, and snow shoveled. The author heartily disagrees, saying that Mother Nature creates these things for a reason and he, as a mere man, has no right to mess with them.

Despite frequent disagreements with the neighbors over this policy, Fulghum shows that the people in the community are friendly and warm. They share...

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