One Michigan school teacher and the principal says a child's drawing of a pig was inappropriate.

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Children's First Impressions of a Pig

piggy bank with glasses on white background

The first time a young child see's a pig is usually when a family member or friend of the family gives the child its first piggy bank to begin learning the importance of saving money.

Pig leaning over the railing of his cot

Unless a child is growing up on a farm that has its own pigs, the other first time a child sees a pig is usually on a school field trip to a farm, the zoo, or in a cartoon or movie. Peppa Pig is the cartoon that comes to mind and Charlott's Webb is the movie that comes to mind.

This Little Piggy

Portrait of a cute pig, on black background

This little piggy went to the market.

One filthy hog in manure, dirty pig hanging on a fence.

This little piggy stayed home.


This little piggy had roast beef.

Young pig on a spring green grass

This little piggy had none.

WLNS 6 News YouTube Channel
WLNS 6 News YouTube Channel

This little piggy got one Michigan student sent all the way home.

11-Year-Old Child Draws A Pig And A Michigan School Claims It To Be Inappropriate

In the picture above, it appears an 11-year-old student at Hanover Horton Schools in Horton, Michigan, doesn't know how to spell piggy, but the child's teacher and the school principal didn't pay any attention to that, they saw something else wrong.

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CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images

According to WLNS, both the teacher and the principal deemed the western style bowtie that was drawn on the pig to be inappropriate. There is a similar bowtie in the picture above worn by legendary artist Johnny Cash and if you've ever gotten a bucket of KFC chicken, I'm sure you saw Colonel Sanders wearing a similar bowtie as well.

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WLNS 6 News YouTube Channel

Sierra Carter is the mother of the child who drew the picture of the pig and all she wants is for this to be taken away from her school file and to receive an apology for an innocent drawing that has been blown way out of proportion.

The child was written up because the teacher and the principal thought the bowtie was a penis.

I Experienced My First Pig Race And It Was Epic

When I am asked if I want to go to a local festival normally I am for it because you can enjoy some good festival food. I would say that very little percentage would ever say "I love festivals because of pig races."

This 4th of July I had the chance to experience my first ever pig race at the North Brunswick Youth Sports Festival and I will say that if you have never experienced that you are missing out.

The coolest part was that you can place a "bet" on the pigs that you think will win without seeing the pig. The more races you win the bigger the prize you win.

All the racing pigs have some great names from, Tyrone the Terrible, Lady Hog-ga, Cardi P, Sizzling Sausage, Britney Spear-Ribs, and more.

I had the chance to be the cheerleader for one of the racing pigs and since my pig won I got an awesome sticker that said "promote pork. run over a chicken today."

With all that said, you must experience pig races and it'll be the time of your life I guarantee it.

Adorable Pigs in East Texas

Check out the photos from the non-profit organization My Pig Filled Life in Wills Point, Texas.

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