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Historic SF playground to cost $1 million to fix after vandalism

Climbing to the top of a hill in Golden Gate Park, 4-year-old Hugh Horner grabbed a piece of cardboard and rode it to the bottom of a concrete slide, coming to a stop in front of a pile of melted plastic and black ash. The playground in front of him was sectioned off with yellow caution tape and a metal barricade, which he hoisted himself up on to peer through its bars. The top of the green plastic slide was melted, almost a fourth of it on the ground in a hardened puddle.
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