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Today, I came across a Facebook page with 89 fans that’s dedicated to making fun of a kid at my school. It made me sick to my stomach. So I wrote this on the page’s wall: “Read your cruel words, and then get up and look in the mirror, all of you! And say, ‘I like torturing others! I am proud of myself!’” I just checked the Facebook page again, about 7 hours later. No one responded to my post. But the page now has 26 fans. MMT

#14877 (7) - Jul 14, 2011 by Dame17 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2251) - No, that made me sleepy. (51)


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I have so much respect for you. If I were given such an opportunity to stand up for someone else, I worry that I wouldn't be brave enough to do it and risk getting mocked and criticized. However, what you did is a truly amazing thing. You are an inspiration to all of us.

I find this post beautiful. I truly believe that a lot of bullying would be prevented if people stopped for a second to realize what they were actually doing. It's easy to get caught up in the flow of things and just go along with the crowd, not even just in obvious cases like giving into peer pressure, but even laughing at what other people find funny, without any real intentions of being mean. I love this post because it called out all of those people who didn't take the time to think through their actions instead of just putting down the bullies.

That is amazing, seriously! Given the opportunity, most people would not stand up for someone like that and do what you did. Those little acts of kindness are going to change the world for the better one day, or at least that's what I like to think. Thank you, from those of us who have been bullied and did not have anyone to stuck up for us.

Thankyou. You are beautiful inside, and out.

I tip my hat and applause to you! It troubles me that only 26 still remain fans of the page... :(

Proof that just the small action of standing up and pointing out the wrong will stop most of the herd.

I wonder if the people who were fans and then not did it because they were embarrassed or actually realized their arrogance. Some people are just DISGUSTING, and I honestly wonder how I am the same race as them, but everyone makes mistakes. The more your mistakes get pointed out, the more you can improve out of embarrassment OR guilt. They'd better have, at least.

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