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Aug 21, 2014 1:10 PM by WMC Action 5 News

Student says she's suspended after saying 'Bless you'

A Tennessee teenagers says she was suspended after saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

According to Memphis TV station WMC, the phrase is among a list posted on the teacher's board of things they are not to say. Kendra Turner says the teacher told her that phrase was for church. Turner said she argued back, saying it was her constitutional right to say it; she finished the period in in-school suspension.

On Tuesday, several classmates showed up wearing handmade bless you shirts. WMC Action News 5 had not heard back from the school board as of news time. See their full report HERE.

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