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Only in America: I say 'tomato,' you say 'illegal'

The government cracks down on a disabled man selling vegetables in his front yard — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A disabled Ohio man has been ordered to stop selling vegetables from his front yard. Wesley Wood says the few dollars he earned selling tomatoes, broccoli, and peppers helped supplement his Social Security checks. But officials told him it's illegal to sell produce from a private home, so Wood will now give his vegetables away. "I just don’t want to see the stuff go to waste," said Wood. "And I have a lot of it."