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\"In an emotionally charged two-hour hearing
Monday night, parents Richard and Beth Kania and
their supporters delivered impassioned pleas to
School Board members, asking them to remove the
unauthorized biography the Kanias had described as
\"enough to ruin the innocence of any 14-year-old.\"
\"This is obscene literature,\" Beth Kania told board
members, saying she could not even read aloud some
of the passages of the book to which she objects
because it would be inappropriate for the school
district\'s cable access program and the 15-year-old
student operating the camera.
The Kanias filed a complaint with the school district
in December, asking that \"Whoopi Goldberg: Her
Journey from Poverty to Mega-Stardom\" be pulled from
the shelves at Muskego High School.
While board member Mark Waltz said he found the first
chapter of the book to be \"outrageous,\" he and other
board members cited First Amendment freedoms as
justification to keep the book on the shelves.