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Only in America: The high cost of the wrong can

A high schooler is suspended after copping to accidentally bringing a beer can to school — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Texas high school student was suspended after he accidentally packed a beer can in his lunch. Chaz Seale says he thought he was packing a soda can, and turned the beer in to a teacher. But officials sent him to an alternative school for two months. "I gave it to the teacher thinking I wouldn’t get in trouble," Seale said, "and I got in trouble."