Turn It Around (On Them)

This is an interesting article about how a person was humiliated on social media by her classmate who called her a “fat whale.”At an age where you are extremely impressionable and easily hurt by your peers it can be very intimidating and ego shattering to be called a name such as a “fat wScreen Shot 2016-03-24 at 9.07.03 AMhale”. The difference between how most teenagers would react versus how this teenager acted are impressively different – she turned her hates into motivators! This teenager started this act of cyberbullying into an online effort to save real whales. She was later endorsed by a plus-size model named Laura Lee which increased fundraising efforts along with making thousands of people aware of cyberbullying.

Read more about how Dannie McMillan who goes by Dee, turned the “joke” on the bully.  http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/cyberbullying-save-whales/


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