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Greece Post
  • Bullied bus monitor Karen Klein receives her $703,833 check

  • A Greece bus monitor, who was relentlessly bullied by four middle school students, has received more than $700,000 raised by a Canadian man.

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  • A Greece bus monitor, who was relentlessly bullied by four middle school students, has received more than $700,000 raised by a Canadian man.
    Sixty-eight-year-old Karen Klein received the check at a ceremony Tuesday in Toronto.
    A spokeswoman for the fundraising site Indiegogo said more than 30,000 people from 84 countries contributed to the fund. Their sympathies were stirred by a cellphone video of the June taunting uploaded to YouTube by a student on the bus. The amount far exceeded the expectations of Max Sidorov, who started the drive with the goal of raising $5,000 to send Klein on vacation.
    The video shows Klein trying to ignore a stream of profanity, insults and threats from the seventh-grade boys, who have been suspended.
    Klein has since retired.

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