10 Dangerous Things We Used to Let Kids Do

10)  Letting Kids Smoke Cigarettes

Long ago local youths would hang outside in plain view of the gas station cashier and ask adults walking into to convenience stores to buy them cigarettes. Many times the adults did it without a second thought. While we’re sure this still occurs, the knowledge of the dangers of cigarettes and second hand smoke has put a damper on how often we let kids get away with smoking. Back in the middle of the 20th century it wasn’t just commonplace for nearly everyone to smoke – it was almost expected. Today no parent in their right mind would purchase their kids cigarettes, but that wasn’t always the case.
10)  Letting Kids Smoke Cigarettes