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Bullying: Make a Sound for a Voice Unheard

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Bullying has become an issue more and more every year. Kids are talking their own lives because they are being bullying and no one is standing up to the bully. Most kids that are bullies were probably abused as a child or grew up in a bad home. I think kids should start standing up to bullies and speak out. There are many types of bullying such as cyber bullying, being prejudice, popularity, and society. Bullying is when a person is picked on over and over again by an individual or group with more power, either in terms of physical strength or social standing.
Teenagers are getter more and more afraid of getting up in the mornings to go to school. Bullying is a problem that affects millions of students, and it has everyone worried, not just the kids on its receiving end. Two of the main reasons people are bullied are because of appearance and social status. Bullies pick on the people they think don't fit in, maybe because of how they look, how they act such as being shy, their race or religion, or because the bullies think their target may be gay or lesbian. Kids as young as being in kindergarten is being bullied. Yet because parents, teachers, and other adults don't always see it, they may not understand how extreme bullying can get. Bullying is when a person is picked on over and over again by an individual or group with more power, either in terms of physical strength or social standing. Everyday more and more kids are taking their lives because they don’t speak up and stand up for themselves. It is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students.
Most teens and even younger kids don’t realize how much they are hurting the person they bully. Most kids that are bei...

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...ed to bullying at all. Bullies who were also victims were particularly troubled: they were 14.5 times more likely to develop panic disorder as adults. Participants were assessed again in young adulthood at 19, 21 and between 24 and 26 using structured diagnostic interviews. Researchers found that victims of bullying in childhood were 4.3 times more likely to have an anxiety disorder as adults, compared to those with no history of bullying or being bullied.

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