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Karen Klein

Bus Monitor Gets Apology

from Little Bastards

6/22/2012 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Karen Klein -- the 68-year-old school bus monitor who was verbally abused by a gang of students in NY -- has FINALLY received an apology from 2 of the little jerks.

The statements of apology were written to Karen ... but have since been released by police.

One letter -- penned by a boy named Josh -- reads, "I am so sorry for the way I treated you."

Josh continues ... "When I saw the video I was disgusted and could not believe I did that. I am sorry for being so mean and I will never treat anyone this way again."

Another student -- identified as Wesley -- penned a note that read, "I feel really bad about what I did. I wish I had never done those things. If that had happened to someone in my family, like my mother or grandmother, I would be really mad at the people who did that to them."

Karen has said she feels bad for the little kids who bullied her. If you haven't seen the original full video, click here. Or watch below (WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE).

Now we gotta ask ... 


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So....before I saw the video I had decided these boyz should be forgiven. Boys will be boys sometimes, right?

Oh F%^K NO. After seeing the video, I've decided these boyz should have to do a lot more and be punished more than just write apology letters.

Community service GALORE. Expulsion at school should occur so that no kid thinks they can EVER do this to another human being. Grounding by the parents for at least a year and maybe a few days in jail so they really learn their lesson.

As an overweight chick this video hit hard. Also, considering her son committed suicide, that comment about suicide hit even harder. OY OY OY.

Imagine they were in another country....imagine they were in China. They'd get a beating so hard. i don't condone beating a kid...but my anger is so over the top right now I wish they'd get a good beating. I better stop here.

766 days ago


This is appaulding. I hope the parents of these children are proud. Behavior like this should not be condoned. In addition to punishment for the all the children involved, the parents should also be responsible. Is this truly what our future looks like? Very sad.

766 days ago


Everything has been "about the kids" for years--now this?? Have we finally learned

766 days ago

Laura Caizza    

Apparently their parents haven't taught them what respect is. I never hit my children but this would definitely be the case where i would have if they want to know about humiliation is. Now we know what these kids will be like in the future. Great our future. so sad.

766 days ago


How ironic...Now, those BULLIES are subjected to thier own medicine WORLDWIDE! Pray that they all are diagnosed with a terminal and an excruciatingly painful form of CANCER and LIVE a long, long, long life. Have a nice day everyone! !

766 days ago


The nerve of those little **** bags, she should have kicked them in the junk!!!

766 days ago


No. There is enough forgiving going on in this nation and these kids are the result.

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766 days ago


Who was driving the bus... a student? Did the bus driver not see or hear any of this? It also seems, bus safety has gotten relaxed...way too much movement while the bus is in motion. Most surprising, I cannot believe no one step-up to put an end to this.

766 days ago


I would beat u till u had sweat running down your face and were crying if i was on that bus... Someone needs to mess up your face and body till the point were people make fun of you for the rest of your life... you kids are sick...

766 days ago

Christina Smith    

Oh this is so sad. Everyone who is blessed to have a grandmother, mother, sister or friend who is being subjected to verbal and emotional abuse. Each student should have to pay for their behavior as anyone else would. I feel a summer of community service for the seniors and church is in order here.

766 days ago


those kids deserve to rot in hell

766 days ago


Its OBVIOUS these kids got NO kind of discipline from their parents. From as long as I could remember, I was taught "respect your elders"... seeing this makes me sad, yet angry at the same time. I PRAY this lady has grandkids that can woop these lil punk bastards BEHINDS...

766 days ago

Kathy Garcia    

The only reason these kids apologized is that they were made to. This shows us the condition of our society, no respect for elders, each other or for themselves, they should be ashamed of themselves!!!!

766 days ago


Forgive.. Yes or No? I voted NO! Not even for the one’s that apologized, they're only sorry because they got caught. At least not anytime soon.
Start their punishment with not allowing them to ever take a school bus again. Let their parents be inconvenienced by having to figure out how to get them to and from school.

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