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In the Wake of Hurricane Sandy, Kids Need to Play

Darell Hammond | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
Darell Hammond

After Hurricane Sandy, all people want is for things to return to "normal." Adults who remain displaced from their homes no doubt crave the comfort of their own beds, a running refrigerator and a hot shower. But for kids, "normal" might be as simple as a chance to play.

Play Today, Lead Tomorrow

Darell Hammond | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business
Darell Hammond

Unstructured play gives kids the space they need to tinker and take risks -- both vital for the budding entrepreneur. Yet, too frequently these opportunities are being taken away from our kids.

Lucas Kavner

Let There Be Playgrounds

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.13.2011 | Impact

Darell Hammond (not to be confused with the similarly named "SNL" alum) is very serious about playing around. He's spent more than 15 years establishi...

The Renaissance Of Play And The Man Behind It

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Play is not an incidental activity: it is seminal in the lives of children and the health of communities. Darell Hammond is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed out to plant the seeds of play within reach of every child in America.

Making Sure Kids Have Places To Play

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...