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Only in America: The littlest NRA hero

The NRA lavishes an 8-year-old with praise after he bites his Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The NRA has awarded lifetime membership to an 8-year-old boy who was suspended from school for biting his Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun. Josh Welch said he wasn't making a political statement — "I don't know why I did it" — and didn't know what the NRA was. But he said he enjoyed receiving a standing ovation during the presentation.