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Bullying Claims the Life of an 11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

As a very young child, merely 3 years of age, Bethany Thompson has been diagnosed with brain cancer, what must have been devastating news for the family. But they have all battled through radiation therapy, and, in 2008, the child has been proclaimed a cancer survivor and cancer-free. She has overcome the worst that could ever

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Is Trump a Bully?

Melania Trump, wife of the presidential candidate, has spoken out on the issue of online bullying. On CNN, and on Twitter, she has stated that online bullying has to be combatted. Some, however, may find this news ironic considering the manner in which her husband has conducted his campaign for the presidency.  With people of all

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Bullying News

Bullying has become more prevalent in the media and the true extent and lasting effects of bullying are becoming more well-known. Whether bullying occurs at school, in the neighborhood, online or in the workplace, the effects are far-reaching and devastating. Research aimed at understanding bullying, as well as legislation to combat bullying, is keeping the

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Twelve-Year-Old Girl Beaten Down for Standing Up to Bullies

A young girl was beaten severely until losing consciousness; she was first taunted for wearing the “wrong trainers” and then beaten down for standing up to bullies.  July 23rd, Ivanhoe College in Coalville, Leicestershire. Kattie Morris, a 12-year old student, was confronted by a group of school girls. It wasn’t the first time. They have verbally and

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Words Hurt: Young Teen Cyberbullied to Death

Early this July, Zoe Johnson committed suicide. She was 13, a 7th grader at Kenowa Hills Middle School. And she was probably cyberbullied to death.   

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Boy Stands Up to YouTube Bullies and Gets a White House Invitation

A young man stands up to YouTube bullies and ends up with an invitation to the white house.  Logan Fairbanks is a normal 11-year old who occasionally makes funny videos with his father for his YouTube channel. Knowing that the YouTube crown can often be a tad (or very) cruel, the father tried the monitor

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Bullying Devastates: A School Sued for Bullying Allegations

This is a story of a girl who carries the psychological damages of bullying on her shoulder along with a famous school sued for handling said bullying poorly.   A famous private school was recently sued for failing to protect one of its students after, allegedly, promising to. The heroine of the story had a

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Bullying in China: Highlighted with New Appalling Videos

Recent videos have surfaced on the Internet of many brutal incidents of bullying in China. A series of videos were recently posted including various forms of physical bullying. The first video shows a group of junior high students surrounding a younger kid, later identified to be a first grader, kicking and hitting him and burning him

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Ashley Judd stands up to Gender Violence and So Should You

It all started with an innocent tweet about her favorite team’s performance at a game, then all hell broke loose on Ashley Judd. This award winning actress and household name suddenly found herself bombarded with all sorts of hateful words, rape threats and online abuse. The difference is: she is not taking it lying down.

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Tony Abbott Releases Anti Bullying Video To Australian Children

On March 20th, that is Today, Schools all over Australia are joining the activities of the Australian National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence and Tony Abbott, Australia’s Prime Minister is on board releasing this heartfelt video message to children all across the country. In the video message, Tony Abbott says “we are all

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