Media Ignore Case of Utah Student Asked to Remove Ashes From His Forehead

Ryan Foley | March 8, 2019
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A teacher in Utah asked one of her fourth graders to remove ashes from his forehead, giving him a wipe so he could wipe off the ashes; which millions of Catholics receive on their foreheads in honor of Ash Wednesday in honor of the beginning of lent.  This sounds like a story the media would be interested in covering.  But they didn't.  Only Fox News bothered to mention the story.  The fourth grader, William McLeod, and his grandmother appeared on The Story With Martha MacCallum Thursday night. McLeod told MacCallum that his teacher told him "that's not appropriate in this school" and told him to wipe off the ashes even after he explained the significance of them to her multiple times.

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