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Speak Up – Silence Is a Bully’s Best Friend

Speak Up – Silence Is a Bully’s Best Friend

08.04.2016.

Thirteen-year-old Breeanna DeGrove’s face, which had been full of youthful lightheartedness, suddenly takes on a sad countenance when the subject of school bullying comes up. “It started in the fourth grade. They started giving me a hard time verbally about my weight. They said some really hurtful things to me, and I kept silent for such a long time.” Breeanna, or Bree as most people know her, pauses for a moment, taking in the rainy view from a Starbuck’s on Jacksonville’s Northside. “Other kids saw what was going on, but they wouldn’t say anything, and some of them would join in.” To read more click here.

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