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Pink ribbons have been used for years to signal breast-cancer awareness. (Getty Images/Thinkstock/Getty Images/Thinkstock)
Pink ribbons have been used for years to signal breast-cancer awareness. (Getty Images/Thinkstock/Getty Images/Thinkstock)

Ontario student placed on in-school suspension over 'I Love Boobies' bracelet Add to ...

Controversy is stirring at a Catholic school in Woodstock, Ont., over bracelets supporting breast cancer awareness.

The bracelets read “I Love Boobies” and a 13-year-old student at St. Rita's Catholic School has been put on in-school suspension over them.

Kelly Millson has been urged by his parents to continue wearing them at school, but he says he is not allowed to be in class, in the hallways or anywhere other students are congregating.

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But he did decide to take the bracelets off this week so he could go out for recess.

School board superintendent Tamara Nugent says the decisions on dress code are made by each school's principal.

Several schools across Canada and the United States have banned the bracelets, deeming them inappropriate.

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