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Father and son videotaped allegedly bullying disabled girl with cerebral palsy
YouTube ^ | 10/2/2012

Posted on 10/05/2012 11:17:28 AM PDT by Beave Meister

A 10-year-old US girl suffering from cerebral palsy is too afraid to leave her house because her neighbours continually mock her disability.

Ohio girl Hope Holcomb has regularly been bullied by her nine-year-old neighbour, but recently the boy's father has also begun teasing the young girl with both being captured on film mocking the limp Hope suffers as a result of her illness.

"It started last year we had trouble on the bus, she was miserable she didn't want to ride the bus, cried every morning," Hope's mother Tricia Knight told Fox 8 News.

"He treats her like crap, and most recently the dad got involved."

The video, filmed by Hope's grandmother, shows William Bailey picking his son up from the bus stop and both walking to their car with a deliberate limp.

Hope's father was outraged when he watched the footage and questioned why a grown man would take aim at a young girl with a disability.

"It makes me sick too, to think that a grown man would tease a 10-year-old disabled girl that has never done a thing to any of them for no reason, and now she doesn't want to get on the bus to go to school," he said.

Mr Bailey's wife Vickie says the two families are involved in an ongoing dispute and denied her husband was trying to bully the young girl.

"He did get out of the car, you've seen the video I am sure, my kid was walking like, but no offense to Hope so why they are taking it that way, I have no idea," she told Fox 8 News.

Both families have filed complaints with the local prosecutor but no charges have been filed.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: bullying; cerebralpalsy; disability; fatherandson; monsters; pondscum; sick; whitetrash; williambailey
Where do these monsters come from?
1 posted on 10/05/2012 11:17:32 AM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

test


2 posted on 10/05/2012 11:19:44 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Beave Meister

Where do these monsters come from?

I don’t know where they came from but, judging from their actions, I know where they are going.

How can humans be so hateful. And, what a role model that punks old man is.


3 posted on 10/05/2012 11:20:21 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Beave Meister

Sounds like those school bullying programs set up by the “experts” are having very, very limited success. Maybe that mean urchin is just hungry from not eating the Mooshelle meals at school.


4 posted on 10/05/2012 11:21:10 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Beave Meister

What happened to the decades and decades of leftists’ brainwash of MORE LOVE education on the public?

Rainbows and unicorns, happily ever after, All you need is love, ..... etc etc


5 posted on 10/05/2012 11:22:55 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Beave Meister
and questioned why a grown man would take aim at a young girl with a disability.

Indeed. Its sad and grotesque

6 posted on 10/05/2012 11:23:29 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Beave Meister

Don’t even know what to say to stuff like this...I just pray.


7 posted on 10/05/2012 11:28:23 AM PDT by Michigander222
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To: Beave Meister

Fox8 News is my neck of the woods (NE Ohio). I’d like to know the name of the specific town where William Bailey, his wife Vickie, and their nine year old boy-turd live. Whether they’ve had problems with the other family or not, mocking a little girl with CP is lower than whale s***.


8 posted on 10/05/2012 11:30:12 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Beave Meister

Good thing for them I wasn’t around.


10 posted on 10/05/2012 11:31:57 AM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Beave Meister

We never needed laws to protect our kids from ridicule or bulling.. The remedies were well established, and completely accepted..

If it was boys, you let them work it out, if at all the participants were near equal.. Now, if the odds were unbalanced in any way, the parents got involved..

That said, in this case, with the dad involved, I would have kicked his ass.. yep..


11 posted on 10/05/2012 11:37:30 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: Beave Meister

Bump


12 posted on 10/05/2012 11:38:12 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Beave Meister

Time to put your big girl pants on. Why would anyone let an obvious Darwin Award winner, get to you? The girls parents have to teach their daughter how wonderful she is. That her physical problems don’t define her. Take her to visit cancer patients, wounded military, and others with far greater problems than her own, so she can thank God for blessing HER.

You can’t change other peoples behavior or attitudes, you have to change your own. I hope she watches the Abby and Brittany Show.


13 posted on 10/05/2012 11:43:49 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Beave Meister

I was a kid during the polio epidemic. Seeing kids with crutches such as hers was quite common. I can’t remember ever thinking of mocking them or others doing so. A different world.


14 posted on 10/05/2012 11:48:00 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Beave Meister
Boorish...definitely

Humiliating .....absolutely

Criminal.....no way

15 posted on 10/05/2012 12:01:24 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Beave Meister

My son was born premature in 1979 which caused his cerebral palsy - it’s called an oxygen insult to the brain due to his lungs not being fully developed. He was mocked in junior high by some punks whose parents received a phone call and ended up apologizing and stopping their nonsense. The school district had to be threatened with a lawsuit due to their constantly insisting he belonged with the severely retarded kids and wasn’t worth educating. He is now 33 years old, has a master’s degree, a good career and lives on his own. As for these neighbors, decorum prevents me from saying what they need.


16 posted on 10/05/2012 12:02:28 PM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a Model 1911.)
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To: dainbramaged

I’m sure the neighbors all have very good jobs collecting cans and plastic bottles the day before the garbage trucks come by.


17 posted on 10/05/2012 12:14:11 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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To: faucetman

Have to disagree about changing other peoples behavior and attitudes. This crap kid and his father just need a competent, professional ass whipping. I may be getting old but I am more than willing to provide the service at no cost to the girl and her family. I have a brother with CP and my advise to those kind of people is; DON’T CROSS THE LINE!


18 posted on 10/05/2012 12:42:33 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Cyman

Agreed, and I wouldn’t call it “bullying” either. It sounds like two feuding families that are each trying to score some points against the other.


19 posted on 10/05/2012 12:48:48 PM PDT by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: faucetman

Faucetman, she is a 10 yo little girl. She doesn’t have big girl pants. I have an 8yo grandson with CP and if I had seen a grown man mocking my grandson in such a manner, this 62yo military retiree would have given him something to limp about. Deliberately trying to hurt a little one is roundly condemned in the Bible. Bullies must be made to see the error of their ways.


20 posted on 10/05/2012 1:06:59 PM PDT by SailormanCGA72
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To: Beave Meister; All

Years ago, when people “bullied”, we handled it with a good upper hook to the chops. Nothing discourages bullying more than a bully with a fat lip

These days, we have “Conflict Resolution” which pretty much blames the victim more than the bully...and we punish victims when they take action to correct bullying. Pyscho-Babbleists and Fund Raising groups can’t make money off of bullying if people actually stopped bullying.

Can you imagine what would have happened if an adult bullied a child? It would be a neighborhood blanket party on that dude. Now, they put in jail.

Disgusting what that child is going thru.

Bullying is on the increase because we are not allowed to correct the bullying


21 posted on 10/05/2012 1:42:54 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: faucetman

Time to put your big girl pants on. Why would anyone let an obvious Darwin Award winner, get to you? The girls parents have to teach their daughter how wonderful she is. That her physical problems don’t define her. Take her to visit cancer patients, wounded military, and others with far greater problems than her own, so she can thank God for blessing HER.

You can’t change other peoples behavior or attitudes, you have to change your own. I hope she watches the Abby and Brittany Show.


This does not work. This is why bullying is getting worse.

This is more of this Liberal Utopian “Conflict Resolution” nonsense...and it just leads to more bullying


22 posted on 10/05/2012 1:47:38 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: Beave Meister

William Bailey is probably just another Dem upset that a child with a disability made it out of the womb.


23 posted on 10/05/2012 3:46:11 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: faucetman

That girls parents should have taught her to whack that boys in the balls with her crutches. I would have.


24 posted on 10/05/2012 4:06:51 PM PDT by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: Beave Meister

Despicable.


25 posted on 10/05/2012 4:11:35 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Beave Meister

Occasionally a good old fashioned Alabama azz kicking is in order.


26 posted on 10/05/2012 6:18:30 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

A beating that is so severe that when they’re done....He’ll be the only person in heaven that’s still in a wheelchair.


27 posted on 10/05/2012 8:37:08 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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To: Beave Meister

I don’t understand the girls father. Honestly, If I had been her father living with her struggle and saw her treated like this, the boys father would have learned humility every time over the next 4 months that he had to ask a nurse politely to help him go to the can and wipe his behind. And I would have made his kid frightened to leave his house just like he made my girl frightened to leave her house.

Anything else is allowing evil to prosper and enabling domestic terrorism...


28 posted on 10/05/2012 9:06:05 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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