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A maths teacher at a high school in Maine, USA has been allowed to keep her pink Hello Kitty Christmas tree in her . The tree was made from pink and was adorned with Hello Kitty . The teacher, Catherine Gordon, had been ordered by the school principal Paul Butler to remove it after he decided it was an "" Christmas . Mr Butler explained to ABC News that he believed the tree did not fit with the the school celebrated the different religious events happening at this of the year. He said: "A concern was shared with me regarding an inconsistency with our approach to holiday observances."

Ms Gordon said: "I didn’t think a pink Hello Kitty tree was ….It's a tree that's been up in my classroom for years." She posted her on Facebook and it quickly went . She wrote: "The tree had no symbols on it whatsoever. No or angels, just pink Hello Kitties and my students really enjoyed it." She added that society was becoming too worried about upsetting different people. She said: "I feel that this is a turning point in our when everything offends all the time. It just sucks the joy out of everything." She told the local newspaper that: "It just seems that in our to be tolerant of everything, we've become to everything."

 
 

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