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Criticism over 'White Trash' mother-daughter costume at Roseville school trick or treating

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ROSEVILLE, Mich. (WJBK) -

Some costumes at Huron Park Elementary's 'Trunk or Treat' Thursday night caused some backlash from other parents. The two, identified as mother and daughter by the school principal, wore a black sweatshirt, white trash bags and labels reading 'White Trash.'

"I was a little appalled. To me, how can you dress yourself and your child in a white trash outfit?" asks Roseville parent Nicole Ekmeian.

"Roseville is known for "white trash" and you just don't do that at a kids function," says mom Megan Manchenko. "You can't have weapons; you can't have blood; you can't have gory stuff, but racial slurs? Go right ahead!" Manchenko says facetiously.

Certain costumes are banned at school-sanctioned events. The principal confronted the mother about the costume, but told Fox 2 it's hard to make parents abide by the same rules as students.

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