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The Ethan Chaplin Story


A 13-year-old boy was the most famous kid in school for a few weeks.

A simple pencil-twirling incident landed Ethan Chaplin in hot water with his school, which threatened to suspend him after a classmate claimed he was spinning the writing utensil like a gun.

After media attention from PIX11 and around the world, school officials backed off — but child protection agencies did not.

We brought this story to you earlier about the kid twirling the pencil in New Jersey. Now this story has taken a crazy turn.