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When Gift Assembly Goes Wrong

Today signals the start of holiday shopping and what is for many the busiest month of the year. Planning elaborate family meals, buying presents, and wrapping up work for the year.

Rushing comes in a lot of forms, and while December will feature a great deal of folks rushing around malls to finish their last-minute Christmas shopping, there are other forms of holiday-procrastination that can lead to rushing as well.

Gary Higbee, a safety expert and co-author of Inside Out, knows all too well that leaving gift assembly to the last minute can lead to rushing and frustration that can end up with an injury.

In this story, Gary relates how having a month to put together a supposedly easy-to-assemble present for his grandson ended up in an injury that was serious enough to require stitches.

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