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May 11, 2018
Kites: A new generation gets a lift from an age-old hobby
By MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON
Andrew Matthews/PA Wire (Press Association via AP Images)
Kites appeal to artistic people who like to create works of art to fly in the sky; to engineer-types who try to improve on the kite’s design; and to performers who like to develop kite-flying routines choreographed to music.
When Kay and Larry Day came across a kite shop while vacationing in Wisconsin nearly two decades ago, they decided to buy kites for their grandchildren. On a whim, Larry bought one for himself.
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