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This is not typical, but is not uncommon. It is usually indicative of insecurity about his relation with his parents. Does he have difficulty separating from you, like when leaving for school or if you go out and leave him with a baby sitter.?
Candidly, the basis of this unfounded fear is not clear and really will require some delving by a professional child therapist to determine the cause of the problem and rectify it. The positive news is that children can make changes quite readily.
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