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Supporters rally for gay teacher amid discrimination claims after he told first-graders about same-sex marriage

A bouquet of flowers sent to a teacher from his husband on Valentine's Day set off a controversy and claims of discrimination in a rural community at the edge of the Chicago area, resulting in a standing-room only school board meeting Monday evening.

When Nathan Etter, a first-year music teacher at Prairie View Grade School in Burlington, received the bouquet from his husband, some

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