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1. These friends over 50 have rediscovered the joy of Double Dutch

A group of women meet once a week in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, for a little nostalgia and a whole lot of fun. The friends come together to spend a few hours playing Double Dutch, a form of jump roping that they grew up playing. Cassandra Coats-Payne told KARE 11 that as a young girl in Milwaukee, "that was just the pastime, we did Double Dutch morning, noon, and evening." Coats-Payne is joined at these weekly Double Dutch sessions by her sister, Jackie Coats, as well as De'Vonna Pittman and Babette Buckner. They are all professional women, but don't want to talk about work or their careers while jumping around — instead, they focus on strengthening their bond. "You jump Double Dutch with someone, you instantly develop a different kind of relationship with them," Pittman said. "We really didn't know each other until we started jumping Double Dutch. And now I feel like these ladies are my sisters."

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