Skip to comments.Father and son videotaped allegedly bullying disabled girl with cerebral palsy
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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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
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 dont 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 cant 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
William Bailey is probably just another Dem upset that a child with a disability made it out of the womb.
That girls parents should have taught her to whack that boys in the balls with her crutches. I would have.
Occasionally a good old fashioned Alabama azz kicking is in order.
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.
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...
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