MURRAY, Utah — Hundreds gathered to walk a Utah boy home from school after bullies yelled racial slurs at him and left him fearing he would be shot, according to KSTU.
Last Thursday, Mateus Romualdo called his mother after he walked home from Viewmont Elementary School. His mother, Heather Romauldo, said he was frantic.
“He was walking home from school last Thursday when a car full of teenagers drove by repeatedly yelling a racial slur at him,” Romauldo said. “He felt very terrified and actually told me he thought the kids were going to shoot him.”
Heather shared her son’s story on Facebook. It spread quickly and reached Mateus’ youth basketball coach, Troy Harlan.
“I know that when I read the post that his mom wrote about him being scared, I’ve gone through all that,” Harlan said. “I grew up in Davis County and I know what it feels like to be one of only two …