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November 30, 2012 at 8:08 AM

KING 5: Mich. teacher suspended for playing Macklemore song in class

Macklemore

KING 5 News

A Michigan teacher was suspended for playing her students a song that supports same sex marriage by Seattle rapper Macklemore.

The song is called “Same Love,” which follows the struggle of a gay man from birth until his death.

Here’s a link to KING’s story, which is based on a story by a WJBK television news report. KING’s story includes a response by Macklemore.

Listen to “Same Love” (Warning: sexual slur), provided on KING’s site.

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