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McKinney ISD Allows Student Battling Cancer To Wear Turquoise Colored Wig To School

August 27, 2018 - 5:24 am
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MCKINNEY (1080 KRLD) - The McKinney ISD has reversed it's decision and it will now allow a high school senior to wear her turquoise wig to school.

17-yea-old Kate Pepper is currently undergoing chemotherapy for brain cancer. She was originally told she would not be allowed to wear the wig because it violated the school's dress code.

Pepper tells NBC 5 wearing her wig makes her feel better.

Both Pepper and her family are thrilled school leaders reconsidered and will allow her to wear the wig.

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