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Only in America: Strippers for grandmas

A Long Island family sues a nursing home for exposing their 85-year-old mom to a stripper — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Long Island family is suing a nursing home after discovering a photo of its 85-year-old mother stuffing a dollar bill into the briefs of a male stripper. Franklin Youngblood says his mother, Bernice, who suffers from dementia, doesn't remember the "entertainment event" featuring the stripper, which was arranged by the home's staff. The lawsuit calls the brief-stuffing a form of "abuse."