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Seven-Year-Old Finnegan Boire Publishes Newspaper

Do I ever love youngsters like this–a seven-year-old who publishes his own newspaper.

Finnegan O’Toole Boire, 7, of Davis produces a weekly newspaper on his blue-and-white Apple laptop computer. Anne Chadwick Williams of Yolo County News

Finn was inspired to begin his newspaper by the hero of his favorite tales, Geronimo Stilton, a storybook mouse and editor of The Rodent’s Gazette. He calls his paper The Weekly Block and writes about his small part of the world, producing 45 copies weekly. He hand-delivers every copy.

Finn also writes about his own experiences. One headline read, “Editor loses tooth.” Another story was about the death of his pet rabbit: “He had striped ears, and died because, well, I do not know.”

See more pictures and read more of this delightful child here.

Cheers to Finn, for I know it’s not easy to write a little blog every day or so. I can’t imagine producing an entire newspaper…especially at seven years old. Definitely my kind of kid. 🙂 Probably yours, too.

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