Boy, 7, Suspended For Tossing Imaginary Grenade
"A Colorado mother said her 7-year-old son should not have been suspended from school for throwing an imaginary grenade into a box of pretend evil.Little Alex, in training to be a Superhero, tossed an imaginary grenade into a box of pretend evil, and for trying to save the world he was suspended by his dastardly principal.
Mandie Watkins said her son, Alex, a second-grader at Mary Blair Elementary School in Loveland, was suspended from school when he threw the imaginary grenade - which was not represented by a real, physical object - into a box while playing a game he called 'rescue the world.'"
It must be emphasized that Alex didn't throw a rock or any other object to represent the grenade, the grenade was 100% imaginary.
Alex didn't aim his imaginary grenade in the direction of students or the principal, his sole goal was to destroy a box of pretend evil.
School administrators should have given Alex an imaginary scolding, a pretend suspension, and a very real hug for his noble ambition of trying to save the world from evil.
But I'm sure that if a teacher or a principal hugs a 7-year-old student it violates tons of rules.
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