A 33-year old mother impersonated
her 15-year-old daughter
so she could become a cheerleader
at an American high school.
Wendy Brown, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, looked old for the Jaguars cheerleaders' squad but was timid and 'had a high-school demeanour', according to an employee of Ashwaubenon High School.
According to a criminal complaint filed against her, Ms Brown wanted to get a high school degree and become a cheerleader because she hadn't had a happy childhood and she wanted to regain a part of her life that she had missed.
She now faces an identity theft charge which could lead to six years in prison and a $10,000 (£5,580) fine.
She was so convincing as a teenager that she was issued with a cheerleader's locker and even attended a pool party at the cheerleading coach's house...