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It must be in the air

Men robbing banks with pitchforks; pythons eating cats, turkeys, and alligators; and police handcuffing kindergarten-aged kids: according to three recent books, all this and more goes down in Florida.

“I’m already putting together a file for book three,” said Eliot Kleinberg, author of Weird Florida and Weird Florida II. “If I thought for a second that Florida was going to stop being weird, I’d be worried. There’s no signs of abatement.”

Published in 2005, another book, also entitled Weird Florida, documented weird sites around Florida and caused In Other Media to think that another Floridian affliction may be the production of writers who are unimaginative when it comes to naming books.

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Click here for the full story, jam-packed with weird stuff, on the CNN website