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Anaheim teacher disputes Tiger Woods' claims about being the victim of a racial attack in elementary school

April 2, 2010 |  3:07 pm

Tiger Woods' Kindergarten Teacher: 'He's a Liar'L.A. attorney Gloria Allred hasn't been shy about getting in the middle of the Tiger Woods sex scandal, though not everyone is glad that she's there.

But on Friday, Allred shifted her scrutiny from Woods' alleged affairs to a claim that he allegedly made about being the victim of a racial attack when he was an elementary school student in Anaheim. It's unclear why Allred decided to challenge the claim now -- but she held a news conference Friday with one of Woods' elementary school teachers.

Retired teacher Maureen Decker said she did not know of any such incident and demanded that Woods’ retract and apologize for his remarks.

Decker said she is angry because of the way the story is told -- that teachers did nothing to stop the attack. Decker said she was Woods' kindergarten teacher at Anaheim’s Cerritos Elementary School in 1981-82.

-- Richard Winton

Watch video of the news conference at KTLA News.

Photo: KTLA-TV Channel 5