Planting the Seed

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Dad of the Week Award goes to Randy Duke, who spent much of his short time home from Afghanistan marching in front of his son Max' middle school in Texas to protest Max being suspended and otherwise punished for standing up to a bully harassing a special needs student - the increasingly common kind of bullying that's become what many consider a national epidemic. Max is back in school after officials cut short his suspension.

"I left one war and came back to another. This is not about this one bully - this is about the school district not standing up and doing something about it." - Randy Duke

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