Boys' reaction to bullying will melt your heart

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Published on 1 Jun 2015, 21:43
After a group of 5th grade boys noticed a classmate with a learning disability getting teased, they banded together and made him a part of their gang.

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All the students at Franklin Elementary in Mankato, Minn. start every day with the Pledge of Allegiance.

But the "justice for all" part belongs to five fifth-grade boys.

"Why pick on someone," Jack Pemble begins to ask, as Jake Burgess finishes his question, "who has special needs?"

They're talking about James Willmert, a fifth-grader from another classroom, with a learning disability. Which, it turns out, can get a guy teased. READ MORE: usat.ly/1FJhnYe


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