UPDATE: Over $200,000 has been raised for Klein as of 6/21/2012!
Over $540,000 as of 6/22/2012!
Yesterday there was a video that gained national attention. A group of 12 and 15 year old children teamed up and heavily abused bus driver Karen Klein in Greece, New York. The entire 10 minute event was caught on video. Storify user Ben Doernberg put together the responses to the video from Reddit, 4Chan, Twitter, and the media. Klein is a hearing-impaired grandmother of eight and she was hired to keep the kids safe on the school bus. The students mocked her weight, low income, threatened to hurt her with weapons and vandalize her property. At one point, one of the kids said that her children should “kill themselves” for being “ugly.” Klein said that was the most hurtful comment because her son took his own life 10 years ago.
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