Despicable School Bus Driver

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #186: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a school bus driver.

This 40-something man had worked for the county seventeen years. He’d been a school bus driver for five years.

She was 9-years-old and a special needs student at the time of her sexual assault.

Unsafe Transfer

The victim had been transferred to a different school to serve her developmental disability better. She rode the bus to and from school—the last student to get off—she rode for approximately fifteen minutes alone.

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Teen Heroes

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Posts about heroic events are not upsetting.

BLOG POST #149: This week, in  honor of Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share a recent story you probably didn’t see on the news. A story about three teenage boys, any one of them a mom would be proud to call her son.

I’m sure you’ve heard the news event where the friends from high school were together on the train to Paris when a terrorist opened fire. Hollywood made a movie about the Americans heroes.

I thought of that story when I read about these boys. They didn’t fight off a terrorist but their instantaneous reaction to come to the aid of another is pretty astonishing for their age.

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