Valedictorian not allowed to walk at graduation due to beard

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AMITE, LOUISIANA (WSPA)- The Valedictorian at a high school in Louisiana had to skip his graduation ceremony because of facial hair. He says when he got there, he was told to shave his goatee or stay off the stage.

The school district has a policy against facial hair, but the graduate say he wasn’t asked to shave at all during the year.

Others, who did shave, were allowed to participate.

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