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Source: istock

Fifth-grade students stand up for classmate after substitute tells him 'homosexuality is wrong'

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The week before Thanksgiving, a substitute teacher at Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills, Utah asked her class of fifth graders a traditional question: "What are you thankful for this year?" One boy gave his very serious answer: "I'm thankful that I'm finally going to be adopted by my two dads."  

The answer that should have elicited "Awwws!" and "Wows!" instead sent this substitute teacher on a homophobic rant. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, "students later said that the substitute snapped, 'Why on earth would you be happy about that?"