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Only in America: When a kiss is not just a kiss

A first-grader is suspended for kissing a girl on the hand — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A 6-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended from school for sexual harassment for kissing a female classmate on the hand. The girl did not complain, but officials say that under their rules, the kiss qualifies as harassment. "This is taking it to an extreme," said the boy's mother. "Now my son is asking, 'What is sex, Mommy?'"