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Why I Won't Teach Your Child Contortion

Our newsfeeds are clogged full of bendy kids or performers who take it to The Extreme but the problem is, that no one sees what it takes to get there, or what happens next.

People who go viral with their talents are usually the products of years of moulding into a certain way, and before that, they had the correct anatomical build to get to where they are. You are born with the body you have, and it is the only body you will have, maximize it's use, don't limit it by pushing yourself to the point of injury for an Instagram photo. 
I don't want your child's back pain on my conscience, no matter how badly they want that instagram photo. A herniated disc is not worth a few hundred likes. An adult life spent in chronic pain is not worth a "viral video".

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