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A Granbury mom’s campaign to ban library books divided her town — and her family

Weston Brown thought he had fully come to terms with his mother’s anti-LGBTQ beliefs. Then he saw the video of her speaking at a school board meeting. “I couldn’t stay quiet about that.”

By Mike Hixenbaugh, NBC News
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Stills from Monica Brown's appearances at Granbury ISD school board meetings on April 25, May 16, June 2, and July 18, in Granbury Texas.

“The rejection you have chosen”

After returning home from watching the Marvel film "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Weston Brown found that there were two trays of brownies that his mother had made, one seemingly normal, the other with a small amount of dog poop baked in.

“A raging fire”

Weston Brown's Twitter reaction after seeing the video of his mother.

“I pray for you”

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