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Curious 12yo kid plays with magnifying glass; burns down parents’ lawn

Instead of a tragedy, it will be a Christmas to remember
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A curios 12-year-old kid received a magnifying glass as his Christmas present. While he was playing with it, he accidentally sets his parents’ lawn on fire in Texas.

His mother, Nissa-Lynn, shared the incident on her Facebook, stating that her intention was to give her son something educational as he’s an avid reader and very interested in science.

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The aftermath of the lawn.

Nissa was glad that the family was able to contain the fire before it got worse and mentioned that it was a “memorable” Christmas.

Along with the lawn, the fire also destroyed a part of their home’s Christmas lights.

Nissa adds, “Instead of a tragedy, it will be a Christmas to remember”.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.