• Man disciplines son by making him run to school in rain

    By: Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    ROANOKE, Va. - After his son was kicked off the school bus for three days for bullying, a father in Virginia came up with an alternative way for him to get to school.

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    As punishment, Bryan Thornhill made his son run to school. In a Facebook Live video posted on Thursday, Thornhill streams his son running with his backpack on in the rain, with Thornhill riding in a car behind him. In the Facebook video, Thornhill explained why he chose this form of punishment and gave "tough love" parenting advice to others, The Associated Press reported. (Note: The video contains language that some may find objectionable.)

    The video has generated millions of views and has sparked a mix of praise and criticism.

    Thornhill said in the video that his son's behavior has improved since the punishment.

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