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High school student suspended from school for saying bless you after friend sneezed (video)

By Mason White 2:29 PM August 24, 2014
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By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A school girl is heartbroken after being suspended from school for saying bless you after her friend sneezed.

17-year-old Kendra Turner, a student at Dyer County High School in Tennessee, said that her teacher claimed that she invoked religious terms by saying bless you.

The teacher told the girl that she will not have any godly talk in class, and the girl replied that to defend God is her constitutional right, because she had freedom of religion and freedom of expression.

Turner was sent to the principal, where she received an in school suspension. According to Turner, school officials told her parents that their daughter shouted and disrupted the class.

After Turner’s suspension, her classmates wore T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Bless You” to support her. School officials said that the incident was blown out of proportion.