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Boy Banned From Wearing My Little Pony Backpack Receives Outpouring of Support

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My Little Pony is causing one big problem.

Grayson Bruce, a 9-year-old boy from Buncombe County, North Carolina, has been ordered by school officials not to bring his My Little Pony backpack to school anymore because it makes him a target for bullies.

Grayson said kids had taken to picking on him because he carries the ‘girly’ backpack:

They’re taking it a little too far with you know, punching me and pushing me down — calling me horrible names. Stuff that really shouldn’t happen.”

Officials have told Grayson’s mother he should stop bringing the bag to school because it has “created a disruption in the classroom.”

When word about the controversy spread online, support for quickly Grayson popped up in the form of a Facebook page and a petition demanding the school reverse its decision.

As if that wasn’t enough, Grayson also has the Navy in his corner:

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