Two Boys Cross a River Puzzle - Solution

The Puzzle:

Two Boys Cross a River
Two boys wish to cross a river. The only way to get to the other side is by boat, but that boat can only take one boy at a time. The boat cannot return on its own, there are no ropes or similar tricks, yet both boys manage to cross using the boat.


Our Solution:

Who said they were on the same side? The boys start on opposite sides of the river.
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