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Good grief! A 5-year-old girl in Porterville, Calif., received a citation in late October for operating a lemonade stand without a license.

In June, Autumn Thomasson decided to operate the stand to raise money to pay for a new bike.

What kind of world do we live in where kids can't do lemonade stand or any kind of stands for that matter without…

Posted by Gabby Dehaas on Saturday, October 28, 2017

But four months later, DeHaas received a letter from Porterville’s Finance Department with an image of her Facebook post. Enclosed was a citation, ordering the mom to pay for a business license for her daughter’s stand, Fox26 reported.

“I was thrown back by that. I didn’t appreciate a screenshot of my daughter sent back to me,” DeHaas said.

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