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7 reasons being left-handed is an advantage

My 7-year-old son is the only left-handed person in our family of six. As a righty myself, I never considered how differently a lefty approaches things, until I gave birth to my very own, but he's opened my eyes to the fact that there's a very big bias toward right-handed people. Scissors and spiral notebooks, can openers and measuring tapes, the computer keyboard and mouse, baseball gloves and video game controllers — all are made to accommodate righties. We shake with our right hands. Even cars are geared toward the right (think about the cupholder, the gear shift, the radio and climate controls).

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