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Omotayo Adeoye

*The mother of a 17-year-old Nigerian student who felt disgraced after she was discovered cheating on a high school exam and killed herself, is suing the city of New York because of it.

Mounsurat Adeoye is reportedly holding accountable, the high school that her daughter attended before she committed suicide. Adeoye filed a $10 million lawsuit against the city of New York, according to LiveLeak.

Omotayo Adeoye (pictured) was a gifted student who attended the prestigious HS for Math, Science and Engineering.

When Omotayo died last May, she had been carrying a heavy load: taking advanced classes at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and waiting to hear if she had qualified for a ­National Achievement Scholarship for college. As one of four siblings, she is said to have had aspirations of becoming a doctor.

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