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Posted: March 06, 2018

Man disciplines son by making him run to school in rain

WATCH: Man Disciplines Son, Makes Him Run to School in Rain


Man disciplines son by making him run to school in rain
File image of students boarding a school bus.

By Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


After his son was kicked off the school bus for three days for bullying, a father in Virginia came up with an alternative way for him to get to school.

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As punishment, Bryan Thornhill made his son run to school. In a Facebook video posted on Thursday, Thornhill streams his son running with his backpack on in the rain, with Thornhill riding in a car behind him. In the Facebook video, Thornhill explained why he chose this form of punishment and gave "tough love" parenting advice to others. (Note: The video contains language that some may find objectionable.)

The video has generated millions of views and has sparked a mix of praise and criticism.

Thornhill said in the video that his son's behavior has improved since the punishment.

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