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Bullying is when someone uses superior strength to intimidate someone to make them do what that person wants. Bullying can cause serious harm to the victim. Bullying is a huge problem in the United States schools. It’s something that can be fixed and people need to get the word out to stop it.
There are many roles that kids can play in bullying. Kids can do the bullying, get bullied, or witness bullying. There are many kinds of bullying. Verbal bullying is the kind of bullying everyone thinks of. This can include name calling, teasing, and installing fear in someone. There is also physical bullying. This involves punching, shoving, and causing someone to do what they don’t want to do. This can be the most harmful type of bullying. Racial bullying is a big one in schools too. This happens when a person is picked on by the color of their skin or their cultural background. Cyber bullying is a bad thing also. Cyber bullying is when someone texts, emails, or post something on the internet that is hurtful to someone else. All types of bullying are dangerous to the victim. The victim starts to believe the words that come out of the bullies mouth. The victim gets down on their self and turns to drugs or other things to make them feel better. People bully for different reasons. There are cultural causes of bullying. They are fascinated with winning, power, and violence. Researchers think that the WWE is a cause to the violence in some bullies. There are institutional reasons why people bully. Whether it is from at home or at school. Bad things that have happened to someone at their home can cause that person to bully. Social issues can cause bullying. The fact that a person gets recognized for the negative things they do rather than the ...

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...d people need to get the word out to stop it. Stop all the hate in the schools and we can stop a lot of the violence outside of school. We need to come together. We need to stand up against bullying.

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