In light of the viral video of the 68-year-old grandmother being bullied by middle school kids on the bus, my friend bookmaven623 has posted this entry in response. Bullying is wrong and unjust. No one deserves to be bullied, and for those who have bullied other people or are bullying: shame on you!!
To the Bullies:
You stand proud amongst your friends as you sling slurs. Slurs that berate someone for their appearance or for things that have happened to them.
You stand with your wall of ignorance and intolerance to support you as you tear down someone before the eyes of those cheering you on for more.
You stand looking down on those who are different. Different in your mind, but to those who you’re looking down upon don’t find themselves very different.
You stand leaning on those chanting for you to keep going. To go farther with the unbearable and the unthinkable.
While you stand, we sit and rise above your low blows and your low curses.
We rise to a level that you will never be able to achieve. A level that is unattainable to you because all you can do is tear down and hurt.
We rise with our…
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