By Zahara Hill, ebony.com
A biracial 8-year-old boy was airlifted to a New Hampshire hospital after being hung from a tree by a group of White teens.
On Sunday, The Root reported that a child from Claremont, New Hampshire was racially taunted, hit with sticks and rocks and later hung from by a group of boys he’d been playing with in his neighborhood in late August.
The boy swung back and forth three times before being able to release himself during the incident which took place on the evening of August 28. The young child before, whose identity has not been released, with heinous rope marks around his neck. He was driven to Valley Regional Hospital by his mother before being flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Fortunately, he did not suffer any internal injuries.
The child’s grandmother Lori Slattery shared the recollection of events imparted to her by her 11-year-old granddaughter who was outside with her brother when he was hung.