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A Missouri sixth-grader tried to wear a “Make America Great Again” hat to school. He didn’t make it off the bus.

The 12-year old boy was attacked on his school bus by students upset that he would wear the hat that has become synonymous with hate, racism and more specifically, Donald Trump’s intention on building a wall along the U.S. and Mexico border to keep illegal immigrants from entering the country.

The attack was captured on video by one of the students. You can hear the children screaming at the boy that KMOV News 4 in St. Louis are calling “Gavin,” about the wall before finally putting hands on him.

The 12-year old’s mother who allowed him to wear the hat says she doesn’t understand why kids would react so violently.

“As a parent it’s so upsetting,” said Christina Cortina. “I feel like my son was made an example of, it was a tricky situation, it was politically charged.”

The students who attacked the young boy were suspended, as well as the student who videotaped the incident and posted it on social media. “Gavin” was suspended as well.

People expressing support for President Trump and his ideology have been met with a lot of violent and physical retaliation. But mainly because that same type of behavior was tolerated and encouraged during his campaign and has been backed up with his executive orders against immigrants and refugees. With Trump spewing such an “anti” message, many people are naturally going to respond to anyone who appears to support him with similar behavior.

In Washington, D.C. during Inauguration, alt-right leader and Trump supporter Richard Spencer was attacked, twice. Then in Georgia, Waka Flocka took a Trump jersey from a fan at one his shows and wiped his ass with it before throwing it on the ground and stomping it.

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