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Sunday, August 17, 2014

The Aaron Hill Beating

Too many posts have had to mention violence, bullying, and abuse of people with autism and other disabilities.

The Huffington Post reports:
Two people have been arrested after a vicious beating of a child with autism went viral.
Andrew Wheeler, 18, was arrested last week for allegedly beating 16-year-old Aaron Hill at a party in Okeechobee, Florida last Friday, according to WPTV.
Evadean Lydecker Dailey was also arrested in connection with the party. She is accused of giving the teens at the party alcohol, according to WPBF.

Outrage over the video spread quickly and sprouted the Facebook group and hashtag #JusticeForAaron.
The campaign has attracted the attention of tens of thousands, including celebrities like Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul.
In a follow up report, WPTV says Wheeler's family now fears for their lives.