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Second Childhood was packed with people Saturday.

Kendama craze: Second Childhood was packed for kendama event

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Most school-aged children probably already know all about the kendama. The Japanese toy has gained wild popularity lately, especially among kids.


That was more than evident last Saturday to anyone near Second Childhood in downtown Hastings. The store was packed in the early afternoon for a special event with Matt “Sweets” Jorgenson, owner of a popular kendama brand.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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