High School Senior Suspended Over Long Hair

J.T. Gaskin, a cancer survivor, wants to donate his hair to "Locks of Love."
1:26 | 01/29/12

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On -- Wednesday afternoon JT gas and should be at school he's not -- on break he's been kicked out. We just want to the old rules a cancer survivor gaskins wants to pay tribute to -- other survivors. Over the holidays he decided to grow -- -- here hoping to donate it to locks of love. But when they got too long Madison academy administrators. Said he was breaking school policy. Female student sitting next to my spiritual -- her hair out and -- it in Tony it. May yet. Nancy my son. Can't do the same without being -- -- school. They kicked JT out for three days -- allow him to return pending a decision and the school board. Monday evening the board voted against making an exception to. The rule. After five minute decision they simply came back and said not. So I don't think I -- it means that the answer was. Owned all or absolutely not -- trip there. In making area capitation. Irk you that what are still locked law. Now by minute -- -- cannot change our policy. William Kinnear says the school board is reconsidering their decision and hopes to reach a compromise JT. Meantime the senior stands by his decision. And they tell me that I can grow my hair out to give back to a cause. That I -- my whole life for.

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