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Community, Facebook, and Family: School says deaf boy's name looks too much like gun gesture by Lauren O'Neil Posted: August 28, 2012 7:56 PM | Last Updated: August 28, 2012 8:16 PM Categories: Community, World 3 A Nebraska family is fighting for their deaf son's right to continue using his own name after school officials told them it was inappropriate and must be changed Three-year-old Hunter Spanjer uses a type of sign language called his signed name looks too much like a gun by Signing Exact English (S.E.E) to ool officials. (Facebook.com) communicate and signs his name by crossing his index finger and middle finger and then wagging his hands Three-year-old Hunter Spanjer has been told Drawing upon a policy that forbids "any instrument that looks like a weapon," Grand Island Public School board officials say that Hunters name looks too much like a gun gesture to be used in school "It's a symbol. It's an actual sign, a registered sign, through SEE," said Spanjer's father, Brian, to KOLN in Grand Island, Nebraska. "He's deaf and his name sign, they say, is a violation of their weapons policy." DON'T WANT TOLIVE ON THIS PLANET ANYMORE <p><a href="http://huntersspace.tumblr.com/post/102151789741/fiightme-cherrymilkshake-i-guess-they-should" class="tumblr_blog">huntersspace</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://fiightme.tumblr.com/post/102125486998/cherrymilkshake-i-guess-they-should-ban-his">fiightme</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://cherrymilkshake.tumblr.com/post/102111220774/i-guess-they-should-ban-his-written-name-too">cherrymilkshake</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>I guess they should ban his written name too, since a “Hunter” is someone who *gasp* <em>uses guns. Quelle horreur!</em></p> </blockquote> <p>So I guess a boys name is banned but real guns still aren’t</p> </blockquote> <p>WHAT THE FUCK IS SIGN LANGUAGE.</p></blockquote> <p>???</p>
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