- 68-year-old Karen Klein, a school bus monitor for the Greece School District in New York, made national headlines this week, even appearing on the Today show, after a video of her being abused by bus riders went viral.
- Students verbally attacked Klein, making fun of her appearance and family.
- Supporters set up a fund on Indiegogo to raise $5,000 to send her on a vacation, but their campaign has since passed the $280,000 mark.
From the article:
After the upsetting video of Greece School District bus monitor Karen Klein being viciously bullied by the children she was watching over went viral Wednesday, the Internet struck back with an outpouring of concern, kind words and a fundraising campaign that has raised more than $184,000 so far for Klein to use for a dream vacation. ...