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Kids In Iran Are Being Taught To Shoot The American Flag

The goal: Instill national pride.

By Melissa Prax | October 4, 2016

Kids as young as 8 years old go to learn military tactics at the Park of the Revolution's Children.

American and Israeli flags are shooting targets for kids at this theme park in Iran. 

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The point? To instill anti-Western sentiment and promote national pride. 

Kids wear outfits similar to those worn by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

Groups crawl, shoot and navigate their way though obstacle course-like sections that resemble Iranian-Iraqi war sites.

Some human rights activists are pissed — especially because it's a grim reminder of when Iran sent thousands of child soldiers to war in the '80s. 

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