Florida school threatens to expel girl, 12, over 'puffy' hair

A 12-year-old girl may face expulsion because of the way she wears her hair.

Vanessa VanDyke said officials at Faith Christian Academy in Orlando, Fla., told her she will have to leave the school if she doesn't trim and shape her natural hair, WKMG reported.

She has a week to make her decision.

Vanessa and her mom told the station that her hair is part of her identity and they don't plan to straighten or restyle it.

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