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Officials Encourage Parents to Talk to Kids After "Hanging Game" Incident

Officials Encourage Parents to Talk to Kids After "Hanging Game" Incident

In Barrington, IL, school officials are urging parents to talk to their children following an incident in which two second-graders were caught hanging from their shirt collars on a door hook, according to

"The message we're really sending is for parents to have this conversation wih their kids after school, and let them know that hanging by your neck in any situation is dangerous," said Morgan Delack, Barrington 220 District spokesperson. "And even though it might sound like fun, it's definitely not something they should partake in."

Officials say the two second-grade boys were playing the "hanging game," ABC reported. The boys have been disciplined to discourage possible copy-cat behavior. 

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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