Why did Peter Pan run away as baby?

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Peter Pan explains to Wendy that he ran away when he was a baby because he heard his parents talking about what he would be like when he was a man. This horrified the child because he had no desire ever to grow up and be a man, so, instead, he ran away "to Kensington Gardens" to live with the fairies....

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