"They actually reiterated to me they knew he was non-violent," Ms. Parham said in the report. "They knew he was not actually having a bomb, creating or making a bomb. But that they could not go with out making an example of him and take some type of action because they were worried about their perception. Perception is actually the word he used. Perception is reality, and parents might think you have a bomb or [might be] violent."
Amy Parham said her son, Rhett, is a fan of the video game "Bomber Man," and he and brought a drawing he made himself of a cartoon-like bomb to his class at Hillcrest Middle School, a local Fox affiliate reported