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Link for May 12: Rape victim wanted to play football

Parents: Rape victim didn't disclose bullying because he wanted to keep playing football

The 13-year-old boy loved playing on his school's flag football team. That's why he said nothing about months of bullying, his parents say.

Only last week did the boy allege that on April 30 four classmates held him down inside the Walker Middle School locker room and raped him with a broom handle and a hockey stick.

For more information and tip sheets on dealing with bullying, see the district's student handbook.

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 3:52pm]


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