How tough was the city I grew up in? This tough: even our easter egg hunts sparked riots.
Easter Egg Hunt Turns Into Melee
New York (AP) - Central Park's annual easter egg hunt for children degenerated into a struggle of the biggest and the pushiest Saturday when organizers tossed the prizes up for grabs, starting a stampede that left five youngsters and a policeman injured.
Blast from the past courtesy of my Dad, who cannot recall why he declined to take me to the Easter Egg hunt, but certainly remembers being glad to have missed the melee.