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Only in America: The anti-tolerance faction

Thousands of people petition a Philadelphia cheesesteak shop to resurrect its old racist name — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Some Philadelphia residents are furious that cheesesteak shop owner Joe Groh changed his restaurant's name from "Chink's Steaks" to "Joe's Steaks." Patrons accusing Groh of buckling to political correctness have painted "Chink's" on the window and amassed over 10,000 signatures on a petition to change the shop's name back. Groh is refusing. "It's 2013," he said. "It's time."