How ‘I Need a New Butt’ became a chance for a new life; a digital interview with Toby Price

Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 3:09 PM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Last year Toby Price was a second-grade teacher in the Hinds County School District. Then he read the book “I Need a New Butt” to one of his classes. The superintendent apparently thought it was a classless move and Price was fired.

But, he’s made lemonade from those lemons and introduced the world to a monkey friend for kids and adults alike.

In this interview with WLBT+, Price explains that while his struggles are not over, his happy times are coming from his chance to share his family’s adventures.

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