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  • 3TeensGrowinUp2Fast Jun 25, 5:00 p.m.

    Never ever ever let your child be alone with a teacher. Ever.

  • itsyoureternalsoul Jun 25, 4:12 p.m.

    Had he been a woman the sentence would have been 61 months

  • itsmyownopinion Jun 25, 12:10 p.m.

    So if he serves the minimum of 50 he will be 81 when he gets out. Yep, that works for me. I hope the victims and their families feel some sense of justice and they are healing.

    mm23

    If he lives to 81 and is released, he will be a repeat offender if he has the opportunity.

  • sunshine1040 Jun 24, 7:30 p.m.

    Lets hope this person serves all 60 years behind bard where he belongs

  • susanwclayton Jun 24, 7:17 p.m.

    I can not believe the people that are blaming the parents. They are victims just as the kids are there is nothing they can do for their kids but support them now. What this man did was sick and can not be taken back.

  • dont_preach Jun 24, 5:59 p.m.

    Wait, I'm shocked...the comments section not full of people asking why this wasn't prevented by someone? Could it be that people have common sense on this Monday.-me2you

    I agree with you 100%....i cant figur some folks out!

  • nclark1211 Jun 24, 5:51 p.m.

    Sick!

  • indrdw Jun 24, 5:16 p.m.

    Hope he really has to serve all 61 years. Predators like these need to be locked up for life. Can't believe people have so many questions in the comments. The only thing we can do is require these people are locked away so they can't do this to our children. The schools should be held accountable. In many churches that have children and young people ministries the workers are never alone with the children and their are two bathroom monitors. This is done to protect the kids as well as the workers from false accusations. Teachers have no place being alone with a student especially out of school. I would say parents, do not trust anyone with your children! A lot of times it is a close friend or relative that abuses them as well as people in authority. You can't keep them locked up but you sure can make sure they go places where there is someone responsible for them. Not but a couple of people I would trust my grandchild alone with.d

  • Wiser_now Jun 24, 4:27 p.m.

    Evil.

  • 678devilish Jun 24, 4:23 p.m.

    Did not the parents see certain changes in their young children?

  • 678devilish Jun 24, 4:19 p.m.

    How lond did this matter go on before it was really discovered? Did teachers know about this and said nothing? Why did the students no talk sooner than later?

  • me2you Jun 24, 4:06 p.m.

    Wait, I'm shocked...the comments section not full of people asking why this wasn't prevented by someone? Could it be that people have common sense on this Monday.

  • Scubagirl Jun 24, 3:52 p.m.

    "If he is found guilty, I hope he receives the maximum sentence possible..."

    IF?!?!?! he HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY that's why he got 61 years.

  • Naysayer Jun 24, 3:51 p.m.

    This is an example of true evil in the world.

  • 678devilish Jun 24, 3:47 p.m.

    sentenced Monday to 50 to 61 years in prison for numerous sex crimes against students

  • 678devilish Jun 24, 3:42 p.m.

    sentenced Monday to 50 to 61 years in prison for numerous sex crimes against students

    Nothing to say here. The judge and jury has spoken. Justice was served. Wish that was like that in all cases similar to this.I do hope the parents will get their childen some counseling so that they will be able to cope and move on in life.

  • ezLikeSundayMorning Jun 24, 3:17 p.m.

    To be clear, this guy is a very bad man and very different from the vast majority of adults that take an interest in children in their profesion or as a volunteer.

    This evil man did terrible damage to these children, but HE is to blame for his actions. Parents do their best, but we have to teach our children the best we can, show them unconditional love, and trust that they will come to us if there is a problem.

  • miyata Jun 24, 3:08 p.m.

    Good put him away until he is old and grey. Hopefully by then he won't be able to cause anyone anymore harm. He has changed the outcome of the lives of several children and deserves the punishment.

  • itsnotmeiswear Jun 24, 2:52 p.m.

    Sorry for the children that were abused, but why would a parent not be suspicious of 30 year old man with a bunch of boys hanging out at his house every day?

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Jun 24, 2:49 p.m.

    A LOT of sick individuals in the world.

  • rushbot Jun 24, 2:43 p.m.

    If he is found guilty, I hope he receives the maximum sentence possible...

  • sunneyone2 Jun 24, 2:30 p.m.

    Those poor children. I hope they have a strong support network and get the help they need to heal.

  • immaannoid Jun 24, 2:07 p.m.

    "Good Christian" is not a criteria for one to use on a person to entrust your child too. You have to evaluate someone on all their characteristics, and just use your head.

  • dwntwnboy2 Jun 24, 2:05 p.m.

    I have ZERO sympathy for anyone that touches a child in any way. The adult is supposed to know better. With all the stories year in and year out about this, you would think that those people who deal with children would be super careful about this type of thing. Never allow themselves to be alone with a child etc. Yet here we are again- another adult has abused their authority and done untold damage to children's lives.

  • mm23 Jun 24, 1:56 p.m.

    So if he serves the minimum of 50 he will be 81 when he gets out. Yep, that works for me. I hope the victims and their families feel some sense of justice and they are healing.

  • Scubagirl Jun 24, 1:52 p.m.

    he's one sick fella, but at least now he's where he belongs

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