This Is What 17 Looks Like

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2009 9:39am  |  COMMENTS (3)

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For mothers of little kids, a child’s birthday is all about bouncy houses and goody bags. But when your kid turns 17, it’s all about the driver’s license — especially for boys. I can’t say I was ready for this milestone, but when the time came (and it came early, because we had an 8 a.m. appointment in Wayne), I was rooting for him. Here’s what it looked like.


  1. POSTED BY Georgette Gilmore  |  June 30, 2009 @ 10:39 am

    Congratulations Noah! The Coldplay song playing at the end was perfect:
    Gravity, release me,
    and don’t ever hold me down.
    Now my feet won’t touch the ground.

  2. POSTED BY profwilliams  |  June 30, 2009 @ 11:12 am

    How could he fail in that sweet little VW Rabbit?

  3. POSTED BY Katie  |  June 30, 2009 @ 3:28 pm

    Congrats to Noah! Also, what do you mean especially for boys? I was at the DMV at 8am to take my drivers test the day I turned 17 and it was all I looked forward to for months beforehand.

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