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And you can -- in the -- -- the nine year old Nathan peregrine temperature doesn't really look overly vicious overly big for that matter his parents say that.
Once a week you would come home complain that he was picked on or bully or punched.
And that he had some of the physical scars to show -- they called the school and they told him at first to turn the other cheek let's.
Just walk away walk away find a teacher.
Well when those things happened -- he did find -- teacher.
There's hardly any repercussions.
Finally yeah we tell them if you have to if there's nobody else around you do what you have to do.
So this -- week Nathan says when he began being bullied he decided that enough was enough.
Here's -- He was picking me up -- kept shaming me in attendance.
Place he ever Mimi -- so I tried to pressure -- -- -- rendering again and then kick me back I punched in the face and he'd -- -- interface.
All that he and the bully were both suspended.
Because the school says they have a zero tolerance policy saying I'm quoting here.
District eleven schools employ many anti bullying teaching techniques and none of these methods.
Includes violence or retaliation but Nathan's dad says look unless the school -- the holds the bullies accountable.
There -- only gonna keep doing this stuff was.
It's wrong I mean they're did not only in Nathan's case but it nationwide you know there's there's kids did you know.
Very big difference in the face to get called names people try to strangle you know they they tell him to go.
We -- know both of the boys were suspended Megan for two days they are now both back at school.
As a real question about whether it.
You know justice should be blinded in those schools situations whether they should really be looking into who is the aggressor and who is the defender.
Or -- they should have zero tolerance policies as they do.
And even sell if it zero tolerance what would you tell your child with -- -- tell your child stick up yourself the next time is can I do you.
And right now I'm -- -- I'm of them you turn the other cheek first and the second time you fight -- I would -- I have to say and if the policy is to get suspended for fighting.
That will live with that but I'm so -- -- let the kid get punched in the face over and over and over again without doing anything about it.
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