(a column by a kid for kids)
Henry welcomes your letters. His qualifications for this column are simple; hes a young writer with lots of ideas about how to solve life problems. He has no formal counselling credentials but his friends tell us that he always has an opinion, an idea and some advice for them whenever they get into a jam. Send your letters to ASK HENRY here at the magazine.
Dear Henry: My sister wants to get her drivers license the moment she turns sixteen. My father
says thats fine except that shes got to do a proper Drivers Ed course before she can get her
learners permit. Well, my sister thinks the Drivers Ed is a waste of time since her boyfriend has
been teaching her to drive for over a year now. Fact is, I was in the car with them when she drove
all the way to London one day. If my father knew, hed blow a gasket.
Little Sister in Embro
Dear Little Sister in Embro: Your father would probably be worried. First, your sisters
boyfriend would not be covered for insurance if there was an accident while your sister was driving.
Second, the Drivers Ed course means that your sister would have reduced rates for insurance all
her life. Besides, whats the hurry? Shell be over 16 a lot longer than shes under sixteen. But she
wont make seventeen if shes as dumb about driving as she is about driving legally and
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