Exchange Student's Fight to Participate in Graduation Exercises at Texas High School

Hidde Tuinte was told he could not walk at graduation because he did not take U.S. history.
1:25 | 05/23/15

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When hit a Tarrant to came to Taylor from the Netherlands he was hoping to have the typical American high school experience. Camping down. It's turning out to be anything that. After being classified as a senior this year Taylor high school taking senior pictures and buying invitations a cap and gown. Hit it won't be allowed to walk across the stage on graduation day since he didn't take US history and apple and mock. According to Lovejoy when the school year started the district told them hit it didn't need that class than a few weeks ago he said he did it he's not looking. He just wants to be able to walk across the floor of his. Now it is friends are taking his fight to social media using the hash tag let's hit a walk making T shirts and flyers even hanging a large banner inside the school. Students booed and took video as the school principal took that banner down. According to Lovejoy district policy states if a student gets a certificate of completion. That student can't take part in graduation ceremonies which she asked the district for one for hit at. It told her no. My dad is her flying over amendments. His gun and he next Wednesday. And I think you'd like the scene while those things like the thing. If nothing else he needs to be reimbursed. For the cough that heats incurred because you can't let him down that path from making him think that he was gonna scratch.

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