The forecast for the town of Severance for the first time in decades: Cloudy with a chance of snowballs.
That’s because 9-year-old Dane Best — in a dress shirt and bow tie — stood before the Severance Town Board on Monday night and persuaded the officials to finally lift a ban on throwing snowballs in the small Colorado town.
“The children of Severance want the opportunity to have a snowball fight like the rest of the world,” the third-grader pleaded.
In a short presentation, Dane made the case that snowball fights promote fitness and fight obesity. He said the law was outdated and needed to be changed.
After asking several questions, the board voted unanimously to finally let snowballs fly in Severance.
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