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The ABCs of Death (movie)
Substitute teacher convicted of showing movie with graphic sex, violence in Ohio classroom
Substitute teacher convicted of showing movie with graphic sex, violence in Ohio classroom

A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high school class has been convicted of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. Sheila Kearns showed the film, "The ABCs of Death," during five periods of a Spanish class at East High School in Columbus in April 2013, prosecutors said. The movie consists of 26 chapters, each depicting some form of grisly death and representing a letter of the alphabet, such as "E is for Exterminate," ''O is for Orgasm" and "T is for Toilet." A jury convicted Kearns of four felony counts on Thursday. The convictions carry possible jail sentences, but Kearns, 58, is...

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