(NEWS 6) The family of a girl who was given detention for hugging a classmate has hired an attorney.
In a news release from the attorney's office, Morgan & Morgan, Matt Morgan said the law firm was hired to help raise awareness about the issue.
The incident happened Monday at Jackson Heights Middle School in Oviedo.
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"I'm definitely hoping that we're bringing light to this subject," said Kathy Fishbough, whose daughter, Ella, was punished. "I really didn't expect this."