Incredible recovery for bullied teen

A powerful, uplifting short video has emerged telling the story of one bullied boy’s incredible road to recovery. It doesn’t involve martial arts but it’s almost as dramatic a story of triumph as the Karate Kid. The solution to his problem was so simple and yet so profound that it affected his entire school.

Astounding response to a devastating pattern of bullying

If you’ve ever been a victim of bullying (or your child has) you will be inspired by this young man’s response. If you’ve ever bullied someone else (or your child has) you may think twice about how to treat those around you.

At six minutes, it’s a little longer than some inspirational videos we’ve shared but it’s well worth it to watch all the way to the end to witness Josh’s amazing story.

Josh- opening doors and hearts via WestJet Above and Beyond/YouTube

Bullying in SA schools

Bullying remains a consistent challenge for many kids at school. Teens (and even younger kids) push each other quite hard when establishing a pecking order, and the victims of bullying find going to school every day a nightmare. It can go on for years and leave kids with scars that follow them into adulthood.

As parents, we have a duty to ensure that our kids are safe at school and that they aren’t being targeted by bullies (or bullying other children).

Here are some more articles about bullying:

The scary facts about bullying

Mom arrested after confronting daughter’s bully

Bullying, stripping and suicide

An anti-bullying video game that will blow you away!

Kids react to bullying

Has your child ever been bullied? What did you do?
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