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Ex-student demands apology from Rockhurst High for paddling


September 14, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kelly Gerling says he was a Rockhurst High School freshman when he was called to school on a Saturday to work off a discipline demerit — by fighting another student.

It was 1967-68 school year, and Vice Principal Ron Windmueller brought Gerling and another student down into the school basement to receive their "JUG," or justice under God. There, Gerling says, the boys were required to wrestle as Windmueller shouted, "Hit him, hit him."

"I can still vividly recall the pain when my fellow student stuck his fingers into the indentations under my ears; the extreme fa...

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