When the editors of Children's Health describe the perfect locale to raise a family as "the kind of place where a child can slip on her rubber boots, grab her colorful umbrella, and play on the quiet, tree-lined street outside her home without worry," I knew Miami wouldn't come in very high on the list.
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and researched more than 30 factors that parents consider to be vitally
important, including crime and safety, education, economics, housing, cultural
attractions, and health."