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A Florida bank refused to cash a check for a man with no arms because he couldn’t provide a thumbprint.

No thumprint, no cash, says bank to man with no arms
A Florida bank refused to cash a check for a man with no arms because he couldn’t provide a thumbprint. Steve Valdez, who wears prosthetic arms, says that even though he produced two forms of photo ID, bank officials refused to let him draw a check on his wife’s account. Bank of America later apologized.

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A Kentucky mom is complaining that a high school football coach had her son baptized without her permission. Coach Scott Mooney used a school bus to drive Michelle Ammons’ son Robert, 16, and 20 other players to his Baptist church, where nine of them, including Robert, were baptized. “We feel like he was brainwashed,” Ammons said. School officials insist the trip was voluntary.

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