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This valedictorian began to talk about sexual misconduct at her graduation. Then her mic was cut.

Lulabel Seitz had done everything right, at least on paper. As a high school senior with a GPA over 4.0, the 17-year-old had been accepted to Stanford University, one of the most prestigious colleges on the West Coast. The first in her family to graduate from high school, she was named valedictorian at Petaluma High School in Northern California, an honor that was joined by an opportunity for her to give a commencement speech.

But about four minutes into her speech at the school’s graduation ceremony on June 2, the microphone she was speaking into was disconnected.


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