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Teen rolls out issue of 'rough as sandpaper' toilet paper in impassioned speech to school board

Teen rolls out issue of 'rough as sandpaper' toilet paper in impassioned speech to school board
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Teen rolls out issue of 'rough as sandpaper' toilet paper in impassioned speech to school board
A 14-year-old in Maryland who was elected as student body president at his middle school is already rolling out ways to make good on one of his campaign promises.Sekayi Anesu Fraser of Cabin John Middle School made an impassioned speech Monday during a Montgomery County Public Schools board meeting about the gritty issue, WJLA reported."No. 1 is school toilet paper," Sekayi said. "This is a common complaint sustained by my fellow students. It's so bad that advocating on this issue helped get me elected."He didn't mince words about the lack of quality."It feels rough as sandpaper and very thin, which has led to many uncomfortable circumstances for students," Sekayi said.Board members said switching out one-ply toilet paper for two-ply toilet paper would cost about an extra $31,000 for the district, but it's something they're considering.Watch the video above to learn more about this story.

A 14-year-old in Maryland who was elected as student body president at his middle school is already rolling out ways to make good on one of his campaign promises.

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Sekayi Anesu Fraser of Cabin John Middle School made an impassioned speech Monday during a Montgomery County Public Schools board meeting about the gritty issue, WJLA reported.

"No. 1 is school toilet paper," Sekayi said. "This is a common complaint sustained by my fellow students. It's so bad that advocating on this issue helped get me elected."

He didn't mince words about the lack of quality.

"It feels rough as sandpaper and very thin, which has led to many uncomfortable circumstances for students," Sekayi said.

Board members said switching out one-ply toilet paper for two-ply toilet paper would cost about an extra $31,000 for the district, but it's something they're considering.

Watch the video above to learn more about this story.