Face of the day

A young boy learned his lesson the hard way after his father made him hold up a sign on a busy Texas highway admitting he was a school bully.
Jose Lagares stood next to his son as he flashed a cardboard poster at the Ft. Hood Street and W. Veterans Memorial Boulevard intersection on Tuesday afternoon saying: ‘I am a bully. Honk if you hate bullies.’
Although he has come under fire for his ‘bad parenting’, Lagares said his tough love approach has worked.
The fourth grader, who has not been named, apologized of his own accord to the student he bullied, NBC News reported.
Lagares, from Killeen, said his son was a repeat bully whose behavior worsened despite punishment such as grounding and even hard labor.
Public humiliation, he said, was ‘ just the final straw, and it seemed to work.’

‘Bullying is also a form of public humiliation. Maybe he understands that when he humiliates someone publicly that doesn’t feel good,’ Lagares told wwlp.com.
‘Hopefully he’ll take that with him so the next time he tries to bully someone he’ll think about it twice.’ – dailymail.co.uk



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  • Changeiscoming

    Well done Dad.

  • snakebit

    I see a dad who really loves his son. This would not have been easy for him, but character is earned in such ways.

  • Steve (North Shore)

    Wait until the trick cyclists hear about this

  • Col

    No, would harm the child and so on and so on, to bloody PC for us, child’s farther would be sent to prison for making his son do this.
    Bloody good idea.

    • The next day the father was out there with his own sign for all the people that accused him of being a bully himself and using public humiliation:

      • Honcho

        Nominee for father of the year. The son finally learn his lesson which is important for the victims and nobody was hurt in the process, role model behaviour if you ask me.
        Its not like the kid was put in stocks and pelted with rotton fruit, what was successfully done was well at the low end of public shaming. Stoked to see the dad back out there reinforcing his stance against the vocal minority who care more about the feelings of the bully, then the welfare of the victims.