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There is good in everyone, you just have to find it

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Hello, my name is Megan. I am 16 years-old and ever since I was in third grade I was severely bullied. My parents divorced when I was 3. My mom was an alcoholic and smoked. I had trouble making friends and had trouble keeping the friends I made. I was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in sixth grade.

Starting in third grade I was severely bullied. All the other students would call me fat, say I had no friends, hit me, kick me, spread rumors and so much more. I had no friends, it was like everyone was against me. In sixth grade, I was diagnosed with diabetes and the bullying just got worse and worse. I was depressed and felt that there was no good in the world. I had one friend at the beginning of sixth grade and no friends at the end.

Then, after I graduated elementary school, I went to junior high. I made a couple new friends and met some very encouraging and nice people. I was still bullied a little bit by the students from my elementary school, but my friends Kayla, Jenny, and Claire got me through it. They encouraged me to ignore it to stand up for myself without saying hurtful things back. I was put in the same gym class with one of the girls from my elementary school, Madison, and some of her friends. They wouldn’t leave me alone, but Kayla, Jenny, and Claire always cheered me up and told me to keep my head up. Then, the one student in my gym class, Dave, was sick of all the bullying and he went up to them and talked to them and told them to knock it off because it wasn’t funny. That same night on facebook they messaged me and told me they were sorry and they were done being childish.

Today I am in 10th grade, I have many new friends, and I am very rarely bullied. I learned that there is good in everyone, you just have to know how to find it. Never put yourself down for what people say to you. One day it will come back and “bite them in the butt.”

Then after i graduated elementary school i went to junior high. I made a couple new friends and met some very encouraging and nice people. I still was bullied a little bit by the students from my elementary, but my friends Alyssa, Haley, and Sarah got me through it. They encouraged me to ignore it to stand up for myself without saying hurtful things back. I was put in the same gym class with one of the girls from my elementary school, Mackenzie, and some of her friends. They wouldn’t leave me alone, but Haley, Alyssa, and Sarah always cheered me up and told me to keep my head up. Then the one student in my gym class, Devon, was sick of all the bullying and he went up to them and talked to them and told them to knock it off it isn’t funny. That same night on facebook they messaged me and told me they were sorry and they are done being childish.

Today i am in tenth grade, i have many new friends, and I am very rarely bullied. I learned that there is good in everyone you just have to know how to find it. Never put yourself down for what people say to you. One day it will come back and “bite them in the but.”

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    Miranda Mills

    I went through a very similar experience. This actually made me feel a lot better about myself! Thank you!

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    S St.G

    i like this story but i’m a little confused because it repeats itself at the bottom with different people but similar circumstance??

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    chrissy

    I am so happy for you and your story can help a lot of other kids !!!!!

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