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School makes deaf Hunter Spanje change sign name because it looks like a gun

by | 28th, August 2012

TO Nebraska, where 3-year-old Hunter Spanjer – he’s deaf – has been asked by the school to alter his sign language name because the experts think the gestures looks like he’s shooting a gun.

Hunter Spanjer’s sign violates the Grand Island Public Schools weapons policy.

Says Hunter’s father, Brian Spanjer:

“He’s deaf, and his name sign, they say, is a violation of their weapons policy. “It’s a symbol. It’s an actual sign, a registered sign, through (Signing Exact English).”

Jack Sheard, Grand Island Public Schools spokesperson, replies:

“We are working with the parents to come to the best solution we can for the child.”

How best can Hunter mime hunter? His options to consider:

1. Hire Ulrika Jonsson, who famously dated a Gladiator named Hunter, to lie underneath Hunter whilst hitting him with a huge cotton bud

2. Wear branded Wellington boots at all time and point to the label

3. Pretend to be Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department between 1984 and 1991

4. Change his name to “FUCK OFF”



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