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Washington: A US teenager who was seen in a controversial video where he taunted a Native American elder, has sued The Washington Post for “compensatory and punitive damages”.

Kentucky-based law firm Hemmer DeFrank Wessels on Tuesday said on its website that attorneys Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry have filed the lawsuit on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann against the newspaper, seeking $250 million in damages, reports CNN.

This is only the beginning,” the firm added. Sandmann, a student at Covington Catholic High School, Park Hills, Kentucky, was in Washington on January 18 for the annual “March for Life” rally wearing a red “Make American Great Again” hat.

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