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Peanut butter aroma wafting through a space will take some people back to pleasant memories of school lunches, while others may recall a miserable latchkey upbringing or a low period during adulthood.
Picture unsupervised latchkey kids gathered around VCRs in suburban basements to watch grainy, overly recopied BMX videos of tricks and races.
For Wiseman, the basic question of what exactly is a library in these digital days becomes a latchkey to a wider world.
Jaeckle grew up on Long Island, a latchkey kid with a hard-working single mom and an insatiable appetite.
The trains link the wealthy urban core with its ramshackle outskirts, packed with exhausted workers, street preachers, latchkey kids and these Staff Riding daredevils.
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LATCHKEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of latchkey for English Language Learners
: a key for opening an outside door
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