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My grandson was being bullied and the school never did anything. My daughter moved to another county just to keep my 8 yr old grandson safe. He was being attacked on the school bus also.

Vicky, 47, WI Tomah

Bullying is not okay. Even little comments people write about you on the bathroom wall at school is not okay. I have been bullied before, probably not as harshly as a lot of people have, but I know what it feels like when your world is crashing around you and you have no idea what is going to happen next. I have seen people who have just centered their world around what people say about them and it is tragic. Bullying seems to make people feel better about themselves because the person doing the bullying is uncapable of facing their own problems. It is terrible what people do to get away from their bullying. Remember it is never your fault if you are getting bullied. I AM AGAINST BULLYING COMPLETELY!

Anna, 14, SC

My kids matter as well as every other parents kids. And one of my kids is on the Autism Spectrum - the invisible syndrome. We all need to care and reteach our kids some of the values we were taught.

Tina, 44, Reno, NV

im from houston and im 12....... i have got bullied but my friends bullied them.. when i first notice that they were bulling i saw them talking to a girl and calling her nerdy and tooth pick. i RAN to my friend and told them to be quiet. and plus the other girl that was bullied, she was one of my friends. i told my bullying friends to go away. at my school its really diffrent. if you wear alot of make up and bully people your popular. i started to bully then i regreat it. im never going to bully anyone else

vivian, 12, tx

Ive never been bullied before now. Im not used to people calling me bad things and hating me. If its this hard for mw, i feel horrible for the other people being bullied right now.

Lindsey, 15, California

Bullying needs to stop because it hurts the kids inside and out i have been bullied sense i was 6 i am 16 now every morning i dread going to school in the morning it's so bad now i can't take it anymore i used to love school

Claire , 16, Tennessee

i am bullied  really bad becaus I am an overweight child i am 265 lbs and am only in 6th grade :( everyone tortures me i am ashamed 2 leave the house every day  i have a very supportive mom though she helps me through these tromitizing events                              

brittany, 12, northfield NH

i get bullied a lot like everyday i dont want to go to school but my mom said i have to. i tell my parents about me being bullied i say that they make fun of my weight, clothes, and ect. my parents said it was true and made me feel even worse i feel lonely all the time because no one likes me at school and at home no one wants to be around me, im alone in this world and it makes me regret being born. I have a really great life i mean i shouldn't complain but i have no friends and alone all the time the internet and video games doesn't help anymore. i turn to music to help me thats when demi lovato is my role model i feel lonely a lot but not as much because of her :)

Cynthia, 14, IL

i care because you should not be afraid of pepole bulliying you because it realy hurts they just want you to get said sometimes pepole bully you because they have benn bullied or things happend at the house dont be frenemies with the bully be friends with the bully take a stand and dont let anyone get in your way.

yesenia b, 11, california,baldwin park

i have been bullied and called things and there should be people out there to help...

Janet, 13, california

I STAND FOR ALL OF THOSE WHO  BEEN BULLY OUR ARE BULLYING <3

gavriela marin, 19, edinburg tx

I have been bullyed before its not funny it hurts and it is rong so dont be a bully and if you see someone bullying tell them not cool and be someone that is being bullyed friend

William R, 9, OHIO

Many of my friends killed themselves because of the bullying. I am not the same now. That is why I am against this.

Charlie, 13, IL

ive been bullied.. its makes me sad... i lost 69 pounds because of my weight... i dont eat..i used to cut but now i dont because now i dont care what other people think.

jessica, 16, Utah

I'm a girl, 17 years old. My friends well almost everyone around me keeps on calling me adopted. Altough it isnt tre it still hurts hearing that kind of things especially when its about your personal life. People think Im adopted just because I dont look like my father. Well how would they even know if they didnt even seen my dad when he was younger. Just becase he's swedish should  also have to look white and too liberated too fit in? I dont think so. I sometimes loose face and be discouraged for all the negative comments i get from other people.

Eliana, 17, ph

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