Did a 17-year-old boy sue his parents for being born white?
No, this article is completely fabricated.
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"17-year-old teenager sues his parents for being born white," read the headline shared more than 112,000 times.
But is it true? Not one bit.
The article was posted on WordNewsDailyReport.com, a satirical news site that features stories like "Death Row Inmate Eats an Entire Bible As His Last Meal." It's material like this that floats across social media raising eyebrows for it's poppy headlines and accruing unwarranted credibility on the basis of shares.
The site doesn't hide the fact that it's completely made-up.
"World News Daily Report assumes all responsibility for the satirical nature of its articles...even those based on real people- are entirely fictional and any resemblance between them and any person, living, dead, or undead, is purely a miracle.
Doing a Google Reverse Image of the photos in this article show that the parents allegedly being sued are the parents of Rachel Dolezal. She's the woman who was born white but identified as African American, causing a maelstrom of conversation about race, identity and cultural appropriation.
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