A father from Ohio who forced his daughter to walk for five miles (8 km) to school as a punishment for bullying provoked a debate about parenting
She went to school on foot on a cold day while she followed behind in the car.
Swanton's father's punishment video collected 15 million views on Facebook and thousands of comments.
In the viral clip, Mr Cox's daughter is seen walking slowly along a road, backpack and school supplies in the hand at temperatures of 2C (36F).
Mr. Cox follows behind her in his car, offering comments on rights and bullying.
"Bullying is unacceptable," he said. "This is my little way of trying to stop him in my family."
Mr. Cox added that many children feel entitled to privileges such as being taken to school in the morning by car or bus.
"I know a lot about you parents do not agree with this and that's okay.
" I'm doing what I feel right to teach my daughter a lesson and stop her from bullying. "
a Facebook update shared on Wednesday Mr Cox said his daughter had taken his words to heart.
According to WTVG News, Mr Cox interrupted Kirsten's walk for three days of school suspension of this week.
The 10-year-old told WTVG that she
Many of the 63,000 comments that appeared on his video were positive, with parents of bullies and bullies alike thank Mr Cox for his parents.
"As the grandfather renting an autistic boy who has been a victim of neighborhood bullies, I applaud you! Too many parents do nothing, "read one answer.
Read another:" I want more parents to take the time to make their children responsible for unacceptable behavior. "
However, others have pointed out that they were ashamed with the video of the punishment, the girl was probably bullied by her father.
" Humiliate putting her on Facebook that is punished. Irony, "one user commented.
" Ok, wait, is you bullying the other kids or have you stopped to hear your explanation? Was he reacting to be bullied and got caught? If the public is ashamed of your idea of punishment, it is not surprising that you are acting ", said another.
Mr. Cox told News 5 Cleveland that he showed Kirsten and his other two children's video and people's comments
[ed] to show a great deal of empathy towards some of the sad stories I've read with them, "Mr. Cox said.
He added that he hoped that parents "would start holding their children accountable".