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NYC Teen Tormented Because His Name Is ‘Osama’

2007 - 06 - 13

NYC Teen Tormented Because His Name Is ‘Osama’
NEW YORK The family of a Staten Island teen who says he was constantly harassed in school by his teachers because his name is “Osama” is suing the school system after they say school officials never did anything to prevent the harassment.

His name is — or was — Osama Al-Najjar. Ever since his suicide attempt, he’s called himself “Sam.” His story begins two years ago at Tottenville High School.
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