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Oregon School Brings Back Christmas Tree After National Outcry

Bellview Elementary School Principal Michelle Zundel will bring back a giving tree at the school today, reversing a controversial decision that upset hundreds of community members.“The issue about whether to have a tree or not to have a tree is settled,” Zundell said at a community meeting Tuesday night. “We will have a tree.”Zundel removed [...]

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Zundel said she would contact the family that originally complained about the tree and try to come up with a way for the children in the family to feel comfortable with having a tree at the school.
Oh, that poor family; having to endure the presence of a tree on the school property.

Oh, the pain!

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Oh, that poor family; having to endure the presence of a tree on the school property.

Oh, the pain!

Oh, absolutely. Those pagan symbols like evergreens are killer to the well being of the godless.
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