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custom pointer working but not clicking

I have created a custom cursor which works howerver it does not trigger a click event. When I comment it out it works.

any ideas?
//stage.addEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, moveMouse);
//function moveMouse(Event) {
//cursor_mc.x = mouseX;
//cursor_mc.y = mouseY;
faceType1_mc.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, faceType1);
	function faceType1(event:MouseEvent):void {
	trace('I was clicked');

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In AS3,

Each element whether it is  a button or not, even textfields also take mouse action and works like wall for all items beneath.
hence, here cursor_mc always remains at the tip of exact mouse position and it is also on the top of "faceType1_mc" movieClip/button, that so it stops mouseevents

so, we need to disable it for cursor_mc on stage by setting mouseEnabled = false;