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KIDS TALK

May 01, 2007

The Daily Pilot asked fifth-graders at Eastbluff Elementary School, "What was the most interesting thing you learned about the ancient world?"

"My favorite thing that I learned is that the Egyptians were building pyramids at the same time the Chinese were making ice cream."

Thomas Sweeney, 11

"I was really fascinated about what the Greeks did. I didn't know they invented comedy and tragedy."

Kylie Mulvaney, 12

"That Nero burned down half of Rome to make his palace."

Katherine Cawthra, 11

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"I didn't know that Egypt brought math to the world."

Nick Koch, 12

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