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Slender Man: Do your kids know him?

After two 12-year-old girls in Wisconsin were arrested for allegedly stabbing another girl 19 times in order to curry favor with Slender Man, a ghoulish fictional character they had read about online, NBC reports many parents are playing catch-up.

“With adults falling prey to a myth like Slender Man, how do parents help their children understand the difference between fantasy and fiction online? And, how can parents know what their children are looking at online?”