Confederate flag photo upsets Chapel Hill students

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Concerned parents told WTVD Monday that a photo posted to the social media site Instagram has upset many students.

The picture was allegedly taken by an East Chapel Hill High School student. It shows two girls waving confederate flags. The person who posted the picture included the caption “South will rise.”

Under that, someone commented “Already bought my first slave.”

The school confirmed to WTVD the photo was taken in Gettysburg during a school trip focused on the Civil War a few weeks ago.

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