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Banksy Surprises School Kids With Fiery Mural

Lead image via Bridge Farm Primary

After an elementary school in Banksy’s hometown of Bristol named a building after him, the British street artist responded in kind: he snuck onto the grounds and painted a sorta age-appropriate mural while the students and teachers were away on vacation. According to BBC reporter Jon Kay, a custodian first discovered the work and thought it was a random act of vandalism and “wanted to clean it off,” but then he found a handwritten note from Banksy. It read:

The head teacher at Bridge Farm Primary is reportedly happy the school was vandalized by Banksy and has no plans on buffing or selling it.

Here’s how the kids responded to the illegal art:

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