Reader: Student who wore blackface for MLK speech has mom to thank for trouble

We hooked yesterday's collection of the

five most memorable kid in trouble stories

to the tale of Sean King, who got called to the principal's office after wearing blackface for a Martin Luther King Jr. project.

One reader thought someone else deserved to be there, too.

Natesha Gainer writes:

Come on, mom! The child didn't know better, but you should have.

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For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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