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AFTERSCHOOL SPECIALS

Here's what kids in kindergarten through eighth grade say they're doing after school at least once a week:

SPORTS: 26.7 percent

RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES: 18.5 percent

ARTS OR MUSIC: 16.5 percent

SCOUTS: 8.3 percent

COMMUNITY SERVICE: 6.3 percent

_ Source: Child Trends Databank

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"A used anti-acne Stri-Dex pad. It was in a pink envelope. I got home and opened it up and there was oil all over it. It was really gross. It was weird and disgusting."

_ Singer-actor Jesse McCartney, when asked by Kidsday reporters about the weirdest present he ever received from a fan.

_ Compiled from Times wires

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