They classify the incident as a hate crime.
The mother of the three children remains distraught that her father is fighting for his life. Laura Runnels said.
“It’s just really hard to deal with right now,” said Runnels. Runnels is Wilson’s daughter. She is white. The father of the children is black. He declined to go on camera and talk with us.
According to the family, the threats to keep the mixed race grandchildren away have been ongoing, and two weeks ago the family found a cross burning in their yard.
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