Childhood facts for kids

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Palestinian children in Jenin
Boys and girls during childhood

Childhood is the period between birth and puberty. Childhood ends when a human being begins puberty. This stage after childhood is called adolescence, between puberty and adulthood. Legally, a person is a child until age 18 in the United States. Another word for teenagers and adolescents is "youth".

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