ABC News correspondent Juju Chang with Dawn Boldrin, the teacher who witnessed the killing of student Larry King by classmate Brandon McInerney.
ABC’s Juju Chang calls it, “a labor of love.” As a reporter, that can be hard to come by.
Tonight’s “20/20″ devotes the hour to the case of Brandon McInerney and Larry King. On February 12, 2008, 14-year-old McInerney brought a loaded gun into his Ventura, CA classroom and shot his classmate, King, twice in the head. McInerney, the child of drug addicts, had bullied King for months. King, a foster child also from an abusive home, had a school-yard crush on his killer.
But the hour goes beyond the crime and the punishment, and takes a broader look at what makes children different, at what makes one child a bully and another, the bullied. And Chang says this tale has even more than that. “It started out as a bullying story and became about child abuse and drug abuse,” Chang tells TVNewser. “It is layered so thickly … it’s a story you can dig your claws into and