Mom sues teacher after Facebook post

CHICAGO, IL

The child's mother, Lucinda Williams, says her daughter asked her to attach colorful candies to the end of her braids after she saw it in a magazine.

The girl's teacher posted a photo of the girl with the candies in her hair on Facebook.com. Williams says several people posted several comments on the Facebook photo, mocking her daughter. As a result, she says she suffered severe emotional distress.

Williams is suing the teacher as well as CPS. Chicago Public Schools is investigating. The teacher and principal have apologized to Williams.

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