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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The digital disconnect: In relentless pursuit of 'connecting,' we miss out on each other

Grant Sherrill, 19, of Shoreline, takes a break from shopping for more games at Best Buy to play his Nintendo. "A friend told me once that gaming is like drinking," Sherrill says. "You can do it socially with friends and it can strengthen relationships, or you can do it by yourself and it can consume you."