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Whitman-Hanson Regional High School
Whitman, Massachusetts
Athlete allegedly sucker punched in groin
January 2007

Five upperclassmen were suspended when a hazing prank involved hitting a first-year student in the groin while he was taped to a bench, according to the Boston Globe. The school informed police of the incident.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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