Cooties

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We all remember the very real threat of cooties, a contractable playground malady that developed out of the adult fear of germs. Cooties have long acted as a tool of kiddy quarantine as well as a tool to define who are the social others of the school hierarchy. Today we will dive into the long history of cooties, from wartime trenches to the jungle gym.
The AFTER SHOCK is a Skylark Media production
Written, produced, and hosted by Chelsey Weber-Smith
Co-written and researched by Riley Smith
Assistant produced by Derrick Smith
Produced and edited by Clear Commo Studios
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