Man with a special sign – level 2
A 62-year-old man from Ohio is a bully. He harassed his neighbours for 15 years. The man spat on the mother, put dog poop on their house and screamed at the family.
The father and some children of the family are disabled. The man made fun of them, and he made their lives unpleasant. Now, people punish the bully.
The man must spend 15 days in jail, clean the streets for 100 hours and take anger management classes. He must also hold a special sign in public. The sign says, ”I am a bully”.
Difficult words: bully (somebody who hurts somebody weaker), harass (to make somebody’s life unpleasant), disabled (a disabled person cannot move some parts of his body or has problems with his brain).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you know people who should hold such a sign?
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