Christian college expels lesbian student, asks for tuition

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Danielle Powell was just months away from her college graduation when she fell in love with a fellow student at Grace University in Omaha, Neb.

But the other student was a woman, and same-sex relationships were forbidden at the biblical-based Christian college.

The school suspended Powell, took away her scholarship, and then expelled her for her continued relationship with the female student, according to a petition posted online by Powell's now-wife. She was one semester short of graduating.

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