The Scent of CHildhood

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Laura Franklin
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On a walk to the beach in Santa Monica, on a weekend without children, I smelled a eucalyptus tree. It had been 25 years since I had been near a eucalyptus tree, and yet in an instant I was transported back to my childhood, playing Barbies on the driveaway and riding bikes around the court. And I wondered - what scents will trigger childhood memories for my kids, when they're all grown up?