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Equippin' The Kids

.Isn't always expensive: Here it led to profitable inventions.

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What's better than balancing work and family? Combining the two. Sometimes the best business ideas come from your kids' real-life needs. Meet two inventors who started with an honorable goal: to make their kids' lives a little safer.

It Ain't Heavy--It's My Backpack

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