Twelve-year-old Blake Kitchen (left) was severely beaten during breakfast at Liberty Middle School by the same child who had been bullying his older brother, Preston Kitchen, 14, according to their mother, Destiny Kitchen. She said she had complained in writing to the school last month about the bully. Blake suffered a fractured jaw, skull and damaged inner ear. He returned home this week after five days in the hospital.
Twelve-year-old Blake Kitchen (left) was severely beaten during breakfast at Liberty Middle School by the same child who had been bullying his older brother, Preston Kitchen, 14, according to their mother, Destiny Kitchen. She said she had complained in writing to the school last month about the bully. Blake suffered a fractured jaw, skull and damaged inner ear. He returned home this week after five days in the hospital. File photo by JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
Twelve-year-old Blake Kitchen (left) was severely beaten during breakfast at Liberty Middle School by the same child who had been bullying his older brother, Preston Kitchen, 14, according to their mother, Destiny Kitchen. She said she had complained in writing to the school last month about the bully. Blake suffered a fractured jaw, skull and damaged inner ear. He returned home this week after five days in the hospital. File photo by JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

Schools fight against bullying with lessons of kindness, compassion

February 27, 2015 4:58 PM