Here Are Your Traumatic School Bus Stories

Here Are Your Traumatic School Bus Stories

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I don’t know how it was for anyone else as a child, but riding the school bus for me often sucked. Mostly because the bus I rode was full of kids of varying ages. Being a first grader, I wasn’t aware of the unwritten rule of “small kids sit in the front and the big kids sit in the back.” So I sat where I wanted. And was picked on because of it by the older kids. Daily. Mostly for my ears. They called me Martin Lawrence. (It was the ’90s. And my ears stuck out. If you’re familiar with Martin Lawrence in the ’90s you would know why.) But we asked readers what their traumatic stories were from riding the school bus.

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Staff Writer at Jalopnik. Dad. Lover of all things with 4 wheels. Weird interest in buses.

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Struck By Lightning

Struck By Lightning

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Quite A Few

Quite A Few

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The Cops Were Called

The Cops Were Called

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Haunted By Vanilla Ice

Haunted By Vanilla Ice

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Ultimately Got The Superintendent Fired

Ultimately Got The Superintendent Fired

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Never Riding The Bus Again

Never Riding The Bus Again

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Racism

Racism

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Family Dog Killed By The Bus

Family Dog Killed By The Bus

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Being Assigned To Sit Next To Someone That Hates You

Being Assigned To Sit Next To Someone That Hates You

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The Bus Driver Being The Schools Drug Supplier

The Bus Driver Being The Schools Drug Supplier

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Staff Writer at Jalopnik. Dad. Lover of all things with 4 wheels. Weird interest in buses.

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