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Only in America: A ban on childhood fun

A preschool bans "superhero play" — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Pennsylvania preschool has banned "superhero play" and "monster games" to calm its students' "dangerously overactive" imaginations. The school also advised parents to monitor the media their children consume. "My son came home and told me make-believe was not allowed at school anymore," said one outraged parent.