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Only in America: Dangerous stamp depictions

Government stamps depicting kids exercising "unsafely" are scrapped — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The U.S. Postal Service halted the production of its exercise-themed stamps over complaints that some of the illustrations depicted children who were not wearing protective gear. The offending "Let's Move" stamps showed children skateboarding without knee pads, cannonballing into the water, and doing headstands without a helmet.