We found 284 posts for Bullying

Chy Johnson, Bullied No More Thanks to the Football Team

16 year old Chy Johnson was born with a brain disorder that made her the target of bullies at her High School in Queen Creek, Arizona.    After learning how their classmate was being treated,  football stars Carson Jones and Tucker Workman decided to take action.  And instead of going after the bullies, they took a…

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Julia Bluhm – Setting a New Standard for Beauty!

Julia Bluhm is a typical teenage girl – she hangs out with her friends in middle school, she enjoys dancing, and she likes to read teen magazines like Seventeen. And, like many other teenage girls, she is affected by what she sees in the pages of those teen magazines. She recognized that the girls shown in…

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Jennifer Zwilling – Putting a New Face on Tourette Syndrome

Jennifer Zwilling is just your average young lady, and she wants to make sure everyone knows it. This is because Jennifer also has a disorder, one that many people don’t understand…. The disorder Jennifer has is Tourette Syndrome, and it is a condition whose symptoms many misinterpret as acts of inappropriate behavior. Because of this, Jennifer decided she wanted to…

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Nadin Khoury – From Bullying Victim to Brave Spokesperson

Nadin Khoury and his family had lived in Liberia, but that country’s civil war caused them to flee to America in search of a better life. That was their hope as they settled into in their new Philadelphia neighborhood home in 2010. But then came the start of school, and with it came bullying. Bullies targeted Nadin because he…

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Rachel's Challenge – Spreading a Legacy of Kindness

Rachel Scott was a girl who was beautiful on the inside and out. She was funny and friendly, and she loved to act and write in her journal. But Rachel was best known for her kindness – she was incredibly kind and uplifting to everyone she met. On April 20, 1999, Rachel’s life came to an end….

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Rachel’s Challenge – Spreading a Legacy of Kindness

Rachel Scott was a girl who was beautiful on the inside and out. She was funny and friendly, and she loved to act and write in her journal. But Rachel was best known for her kindness – she was incredibly kind and uplifting to everyone she met. On April 20, 1999, Rachel’s life came to an end….

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Gabe and Izzy – In Caring For Izzy, Gabe Found Renewed Hope For Herself

Gabrielle Ford (“Gabe”), had been really down on herself. As a girl, she had danced, but then she found out she had a disease called Friedreich’s Ataxia. Her dancing days were done. Because of her disease, Gabe also had to be in a wheelchair, and she had speech problems. As a result, she got bullied so much that she stayed…

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Alex Holmes – Taking a Stand: From Bullied to Anti-Bullying Leader

Bullying is a worldwide issue. Alex Holmes, a teenager in England who got bullied himself, decided to take a stand.  He invented a role at his school called a “Student Anti-Bullying Coordinator”. Then he started organizing events, creating videos, running campaigns and getting other students involved as ambassadors, event leaders and bully “patrollers”. This changed not only his life, but…

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10-year-old Jaylen Arnold Says Bullying No Way!

Jaylen Arnold, a courageous and energetic 10 year old boy has set out to change the world by putting an end to childhood bullying. Jaylen, who endured more than his share of bullying when transferring to a new school, decided to take a stand and help himslef and others by forming Jaylen’s Challenge, a charity focused on gaining commitments from teachers and students to eliminate bullying around the country. All the more inspiring is that Jayler has both Tourette’s Syndrome and Aspergers Syndrome.

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