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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: In a world, where teen justice reigns


A principal in West Virginia has been disciplined for plagiarizing the speech he gave to his school’s graduating seniors.

Now-graduated student Abby Smith listened to the speech Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss gave to her graduating class and thought it sounded familiar. After she found the speech online and saw DeMoss had copied actor Ashton Kutcher’s 2013 Teen Choice Awards speech almost word-for-word, she did what modern teens know to do, she made a video and posted it on Facebook.

Smith created the equivalent of a side-by-side comparison of the two speeches, showing...

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