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The procedures for addressing students still involve sending students to the front office staff member, but as a result of the protest, there is a heightened awareness around students' perceptions of dress, self-expression, and individuality.

Daniel Head

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

They asked her to work with a counselor to bring awareness to this issue at her school and across the country, they are working together to increase education about this subject.

Misti Delgado

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I was bullied, and they called me all kinds of names. One time I got stabbed with a pencil.

Egypt Ufele

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I turn negative attention into positive attention.

Nellie Rembert

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I found your wallet, and your drivers license had your address so here's your credit cards and other important stuff. I kept the cash because I needed weed, the MetroCard because, well, the fare's $2.75 now, and the wallet 'cause it's kinda cool. Enjoy the rest of your day. Toodles, Anonymous. i'm horrified. This person knows where I sleep, knows where I get my mail.

Reilly Flaherty

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

This person knows everything about me.

Reilly Flaherty

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I think what people are finding that this is a pretty humorous, quintessential New York story of this person who goes 50% with trying to have a nice deed but ends up coming off with an asterisk at the end.

Reilly Flaherty

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

My youngest brother said you should have been here, a girl brought in a Ford pickup. Slickest chick you'd ever seen -- sexy looking, he said.

Gene Baxter

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

She just hung right onto me. She met (me) on the 17th of January, and boy she got me married the 22nd of August.

Gene Baxter

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I, Lilyan Sharp, spent a lot of Valentine's Days not receiving anything.

Lilyan Sharp

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

We sang for lady at a beauty salon and she thanked us but said, 'He's trying real hard, but he's not gonna get any place,' one guy bought one for his dear, sweet mother who lives alone and she wouldn't let us in the house. She just peaked out the window and said, 'Oh no.'.

Terry Scullin

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

When four guys walk into a diner wearing tuxedos, people start looking around and we invariably sing a song, we'll walk out of a building and somebody says, 'Why are you guys in tuxedos?' Bang, you sing in the parking lot.

Terry Scullin

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

Everyone's equal, i'm sure that Bruce Springsteen jams occasionally with local bands but not as often as barbershoppers sing together informally. It's a unique part of our style and our organization.

Roger Ross

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

It touches the heart no matter who is singing, but women bring a certain warmth, the ones that enjoy it the most are the big burly guys that you wouldn't expect. We went to a motorcycle shop near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There was this big man with tattoos surrounded by all these motorcycles and we started singing and tears were rolling down his eyes.

Toula Oberlies

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

We sang at an airport checkpoint for a TSA agent, we've gone to Indiana University Hospital and wore surgical masks to sing for a person who had received a liver transplant. The superintendent of the Indiana School for the Blind hired us to sing on the intercom for the teachers and staff. We do video singing Valentines that have gone to the military deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Toula Oberlies

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

What's funny is we tend to sing to more guys than women, we're always looking for more people to come sing with us. Some guys think we sound pretty good, and they'll become a member.

Michael Brunson

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

When we sing in stuffy offices and stuffy places, people eat it up because the world's gotten so corporate and PC, when you've got four guys in tuxedos walking around singing barbershop, it's such a deviation from the doldrums of proper business. There is a lighthearted irreverence to barbershop. We look at the way the world works and say, 'Everything's become so not fun, so let's make it fun again.'.

Michael Brunson

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

It was constrained businessmen who were yearning for something lighthearted and convivial, they would sing these songs associated with their childhood. There was a widespread sense, you could find this now as well, that the nation was in decline, that life was not as simple as it had been in the 1890s, 1910s.

Gage Averill

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

Until the early part of the 20th century, barbershop had a strong connection to black informal singing, the music was rooted in black communities. Of course, there's a lot of white nostalgic music that actually comes out of black culture.

Gage Averill

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I fell in love with this place and so I wanted to do something to help preserve it.

Chiane Matthews

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

The burden of the responsibility hit me like a sucker punch. This is a heavy responsibility.

De Forest

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

I want them to know this is where it started.

De Forest

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

Proud to #freethecleavage -- that's how we are made, Piers Morgan. thanks for all the consoling words, he said.

Piers Morgan

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

Woodchucks have been a protected species in Wisconsin since the mid-1950s, we do not know why they were provided protected status. They were and remain a common species in this state.

Tom Hauge

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Living

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