News and Views

News

Voices

Arts

Life and Work

Milestones

Submit your news

Submit commentary

Support us

Become a member

Advertising

Print advertising

Web advertising

About us

Contact us

Privacy Policy

The Commons
Voices / Letters from readers

Kids should work, but not to extreme

The writer is 8 years old.

Originally published in The Commons issue #440 (Wednesday, January 3, 2018). This story appeared on page C1.



Did you know that kids and adults pick our food? I worked on a farm. I liked eating the mint.

I think it’s good that kids pick our food. Kids should work for a little bit of time, but not for a whole day, so they can see their parents.

Ryan Dunn


Brattleboro

What do you think? Leave us a comment

Editor’s note: Our terms of service require you to use your real names. We will remove anonymous or pseudonymous comments that come to our attention. We rely on our readers’ personal integrity to stand behind what they say; please do not write anything to someone that you wouldn’t say to his or her face without your needing to wear a ski mask while saying it. Thanks for doing your part to make your responses forceful, thoughtful, provocative, and civil. We also consider your comments for the letters column in the print newspaper.