North Carolina Teacher Gives Disabled Girl a Haircut

Mother of 7-year-old with Down syndrome says the school gave conflicting reasons for cutting hair.
3:00 | 09/28/12

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UC school picture seven year old -- has long brown hair. Her mother and grandmother said she adored her locks before an incident at school last week. -- thomas' ice brushing her hair don't -- something whether she would look at it and she would say pretty. Reading you get from here. The women told us -- -- US Down's syndrome. Was -- classic mill -- elementary Friday when one of her teachers cut. Her hair her assistant teacher it's costing -- if you don't mind but average daughter's hair because she -- faded. And I am of course Atlanta. Lester how much as she says four inches. -- Lynn's mom said hours later she was even more shocked instead of four inches it was warm day -- And when she -- in the house he could tale that she she was in trouble. And I mean Amherst rough around and I heard her -- -- the -- also claimed there's conflicting stories they received this letter from the teacher. In the letter states would not quit taking her hair down this morning so -- -- -- to fix her hair I'd trimmed it. I hope you don't mind. When we called the school district they said they can't comment on anything involving a particular child.

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