"Hell" boy denied Catholic education
An Australian couple looking to enroll their son in a private school after he'd been bullied met with an unlikely adversary: God. Yep, that's right--the parents of young Max Hell (is that a comic book name or what?) were told their son was not welcome at a Melbourne-area Catholic school because of the family's surname. This after they took Max out of public school for--you guessed it--being made fun of for his last name. The school later back peddled, but by then the Hells decided to take their son and run to the hills, so to speak.
But before they left, Max lit everyone on fire using only his fingertips. Just kidding!
Officials said the boy had been offered a place at the St. Peter the Apostle school in the southern city of Melbourne after discussions between the principal, the parish priest and the family over his name.
But Alex Hell said he would rather send 5-year-old Max elsewhere because the school balked at taking the boy over his family name.
"We are the victims of our name," Hell said Monday.