July 6, 2012, 6:55 pm 

I can’t say this for certain, but based on my observations at school drop-offs and around town, my son (who just turned 11) is the only child in his class still riding in the back seat of the car. On his birthday, he popped the question: when, oh, when can I start riding in the front seat?
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