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My Son Was Bullied in Santa Monica Schools Because Other Boys Decided He's "Gay."

Published August 18, 2016

I am writing to shed light on my family's experience in Santa Monica. When we moved to Southern California two years ago, we specifically chose Santa Monica for many reasons - the schools had a good reputation, the community was known for being welcoming and accepting, it was walkable, it was a convenient commute to my job (under 40 minutes for LA) and the proximity to the beach was amazing.

Parents Say Teen Who Committed Suicide Said He Was Bullied for Years: 'I Gave Up'

Published on August 15, 2016

Two weeks shy of his 14th birthday, Daniel Fitzpatrick climbed into the attic of his family's home in Staten Island, New York, and hung himself with a belt.

Before he did, he wrote a letter. "I gave up," it read, his parents told ABC station WABC-TV in New York City.

Daniel was found dead late Thursday by his sister.

His parents told WABC that their son ended his life after years of torment at the hands of bullies at his school.

Dyslexic Boy Gets Bullied At School, So His Father Did the One Thing That Made Sense

Published on July 5, 2016

A young boy will learn the ropes of the business world earlier than most after his father saved him from the toxic environment of his previous school.

When real estate manager Lee Cooke discovered that his nine-year-old dyslexic son was being bullied by classmates he made a bold decision to pull him out of the school.

Christopher Eccleston apologises to classmate he 'bullied' as a child: 'I feel a great deal of shame'

Published on June 29, 2016

Christopher Eccleston became visibly emotional while recalling his experience of being bullied at school and how it led to him becoming a bully himself.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain, the Doctor Who actor appeared upset as he recounted traumatic experiences in the playground and apologised to a boy he said he bullied as a child.

Boy bullied for rare dental condition is getting his smile back

Published on June 24, 2016

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WXMI) -- A seventh grader in Muskegon who has a rare oral condition will get his dental work and braces thanks to community support.

Less than three hours after Gage Knapp's story first aired on FOX 17 a local dentist, who wants no publicity, called looking to help. That dentist will now be providing x-rays and extracting Gage's baby teeth pro bono.

How Being Bullied Affects Your Adulthood

Published on June 20, 2016

In American schools, bullying is like the dark cousin to prom, student elections, or football practice: Maybe you weren’t involved, but you knew that someone, somewhere was. Five years ago, President Obama spoke against this inevitability at the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention. “With big ears and the name that I have, I wasn’t immune. I didn’t emerge unscathed,” he said. “But because it’s something that happens a lot, and it’s something that’s always been around, sometimes we’ve turned a blind eye to the problem.”

A 12-year-old is being cyber-bullied, and it's the 'adults' who are doing it

Published on June 18, 2016

Social media is a wonderful tool – it makes and breaks news and trends, mobilizes movements and even allows you to share the most mundane nuggets of your life with anyone in the world at the click of a few buttons. Oh and also, it provides you with a platform for giving and seeking validation.

Of late, several posts and pictures of a young boy have been doing the rounds on Facebook. Several posts suggest that this boy is about 12-years-old and is seen in the typical staring into the distance poses with a deep, philosophical caption for company.

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