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Only in America: The $80,000 Facebook post

A bratty teen's Facebook post costs her father $80,000 — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Florida teen cost her father the $80,000 he won in an age-discrimination lawsuit when she gloated about it on Facebook, thus violating the settlement's confidentiality clause. The private school that fired her father, a headmaster, was "officially paying for my vacation to Europe," Dana Snay, 19, posted on Facebook. "SUCK IT." A court then rescinded the settlement.