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Gavin Magill sent his Flat Stanley to the White House and received a packet of information including a picture of the president.

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Flat Stanley is a children's book character who was a normal boy, but got flattened by his bulletin board one night was he was asleep.

"'Gosh!' said Arthur. 'Stanley's flat!' 'As a pancake,' said Mr. Lambchop. 'Darnedest thing I've ever seen!'" the book reads.

Since the book's release, multiple classrooms have taken Flat Stanley's adventures by making paper Flat Stanley dolls and mailing them across the country and sometimes across the globe.

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