Tears of joy were shed by those pushing for the end of the nickname in Natick, while those wishing to keep Redmen appeared solemn following last night's decision.
The seven committee members cited the words of American Indians who said the Redmen name offended them.
"We heard from Native Americans that they find it offensive," said School Committee member Dave Murphy. "To continue to use it, in my mind, is disrespectful and wrong."
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