The Child Is Father to the Man

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Officials at Rhode Island's Pilgrim High School asked junior Elizabeth Bierenday to paint a mural on a school wall, and they OKed her design, which showed a young boy aging into a grown man. But after the mural was finished, they painted over the final image which showed the man with a woman and child with wedding rings over the heads of the couple. Bierenday says she was told that image was offensive and could be considered a religious symbol.