Found October 25, 2012 on Fox Sports South:
By James Carr jamescarr89 North Carolina's academic scandal has hit a new low -- literally. According to a report in the News and Observer, Erik Highsmith was caught plagiarizing from four 11-year olds. Highsmith was required to blog about poultry farming, people, and pets for 30 of his grade. Apparently, that was too much for the Tar Heel receiver. Here's a look at a comparison of his paper, and what the 11 year-olds wrote on an education website for their peers. Highsmith: "Poultry farming is raising of turkeys, ducks, chicken and other fowl for meat or eggs. Poultry farms can be breeding farms where they raise poultry for meat, or layer farms where they produce eggs. The 'best' breeds depend on what you want from them. Good egg layers are Rhode Island Reds brown eggs and Leghorns white eggs." Post from the website: "Poultry farming is raising chickens, turkeys, ducks and other fowl for meat or eggs. Poultry farms can be: 1. Breeding farms wher...

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