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Aunt Says She Was Forced to Sue Nephew Over Hug

10/14/2015 10:04 EDT | Updated 10/14/2015 10:59 EDT

Earlier this week, Jennifer Connell from New York made headlines when it was reported that she was suing her nephew for $127,000 over an "unreasonable" birthday hug.

On Tuesday, a Connecticut jury took just 25 minutes to side with Connell’s 12-year-old nephew Sean Tarala. “We just couldn’t find him, you know, liable for what happened,” an anonymous juror told New York Daily News.

Following the verdict, Connell’s attorney released a statement saying that the aunt was "forced" to sue her nephew. Watch the video above to find out why.

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