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A Description of Bullying

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“Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.” (www.stopbullying.gov). “A bully is someone who continuosly tries to hurt someone.” (www.mylifemypower.org). I want more people to know that bullying is a serious topic. “Bullying is a serious problem that effects millions of students every day.” (www.kidshealth.org). Bullying is causing young innocent kids to do horrible things to themselves.

The bullies aren't even giving the kids they are harassing a chance to show them what they are really like. The bullies judge them on what they look like, their race, religion, and who they hang out with. “Two of the main reasons people are bullied are because of appearance and social status.” (www.kidshealth.org). I just want to know why the bullies do the things they do. They don't even care how the victim feels, all they care about is themselves and how they can make their victims feel even worse.

I wonder if they knew how much pain and suffering they put on other people, if other people did the same to them would they change they way they treat people? I chose this topic because I really belive that bullying is one of the biggest issues in today’s world. I just want the bullies to know how much pain they put people through, and then maybe they will realize that is not a good thing. Unfortunately everyone has been bullied, including me. Schools need to realize that bullying happens in every school.

I know that some schools care more than others, and they have anti-bullying clubs to help stop bullying. But other schools could care less about bullying. Bullying has been on national news cast like Good Morning America and CBS news. I don't understand why...

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