Eden Wormer: Last words of tragic schoolgirl, 14, who hanged herself after 'relentless bullying'

Published: March 10, 2012

A 14-year-old schoolgirl has hanged herself after enduring two years of relentless bullying by her female classmates.

Eden Wormer, an eighth grade student at Cascade Middle School in Vancouver, Washington, committed suicide on Wednesday after her efforts at trying to fit in failed.

Her older sister Audri said Eden changed her appearance several times, dying her hair, tanning and getting contact lenses, to get the girls to stop harassing her.

Ohio school shooting suspect described as "bullied outcast"

Published: February 27, 2012

By THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A teenager described as a bullied outcast at his suburban Cleveland high school opened fire in the cafeteria Monday morning, killing one student and wounding four others before being caught a short distance away, authorities said.

A student who witnessed the attack close-up said it appeared the gunman was targeting a group of students sitting at a cafeteria table and that the one who was killed was trying to duck under the table.

After Alabama law, Hispanic kids being bullied

Published: October 22, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - It was just another schoolyard basketball game until a group of Hispanic seventh-graders defeated a group of boys from Alabama.

The reaction was immediate, according to the Mexican mother of one of the winners, and rooted in the state's new law on illegal immigration.

"They told them, `You shouldn't be winning. You should go back to Mexico,"' said the woman, who spoke through a translator last week and didn't want her name used. She and her son are in the country illegally.

Parents Say Bullied Boy Needed Brain Surgery

Published on Oct 27, 2015

The parents of a 7-year-old boy allege their son was bullied so severely at a school in Arcadia, California, he suffered injuries that required brain surgery.

Eli Tsou and Jenny Yang learned their son Jeremy suffered a head injury May 19 when Arcadia Unified School District sent them a "Notification of Possible Head Injury" letter.

The letter stated in part that Jeremy had suffered a head injury, but the injury "did not appear serious; however head injuries occassionally cause trouble hours or days later."