Black eyes, face tattoos, and kindergarten

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  1. nmk

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    https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/28/europe/sylvain-helaine-tattoo-teaching-job-scli-intl/index.html

    A schoolteacher whose body, face and tongue are covered in tattoos and who has had the whites of his eyes surgically turned black said he was prevented from teaching at a French kindergarten after a parent complained he scared their child.

    But the teacher, Sylvain Helaine, 35, still teaches children from the age of six up, and said that, after an initial shock when they see him for the first time, his pupils see past his appearance.
    "All of my students and their parents were always cool with me because basically they knew me," said Helaine, who estimated he has spent around 460 hours under the tattooists' needle.
    "It's only when people see me from far away that they can assume the worst."
     
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    I try not to judge people, but I would not want that person teaching young kids.....
     

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    Guess as long as he doesn't chew a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun to scare the little tykes, he's good to go.
     
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  4. nmk

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    There has to be some type of mental disorder there.
     
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    Some folks invite judgement...like him. I judge he does not meet my definition of proper mental health, so he would not be permitted to “teach” my children.
     
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    Appearance is a legitimate way of evaluating people, as far as it's how they choose to look, and this guy's appearance says he's crazy.
     
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    It's a distraction, not a good appearance. Let him go work in a circus.
     
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    The eyes and the tongue are a bit much. Never heard of tongue tattoos until now.

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    This nails it, in my opinion.
     
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    No freaks allowed
     
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    Not in my world, but then he is French (freaky).
     
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    IF the dude ever grows up he will feel pretty stupid.
     
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    Yup...except on the end of every October.
     
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    I managed a backpacking shop for a few years...
    One day, a guy came in and asked if we were hiring (we weren't).
    He has tatted all over his face...spider webs, the tear drop by the eye, etc, etc.
    I told him no, we weren't hiring, and he went off on me about how I was prejudiced against tattoos.
    I told him no, not at all, but that he should leave before the police came, lol.
     
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    Hell no! Not my kid.
     
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    Nope! Not my kid. The regular looking imbeciles if the school system are bad enough.
     
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    Nope! I would pull my kids ASAP.
     
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