Most kids his age choose to retreat indoors on their tablets and phones, rather than face scorching temperatures and sweat-soaked T-shirts.
Brayden Ashby, 9, is not like most kids.
Where his peers bemoan the dirt, sweat and hard work of mowing grass, Ashby sees a chance to practice his craft, one he has been cultivating since before he could walk.
“I’ve almost mowed every yard on this street,” Ashby says proudly while he sips a Big Red on his grandparent’s couch. “It’s just something I’ve always done.”