To The Bullied 7th-Grade Girl Whose Life Is Hell, Here's A Special Message To You From A Wise Nerd
A middle-school girl wrote to author and vlogger John Green to ask him how to cope with bullying. She goes to the same school he went to. She relayed what his teacher said about his days there. And he got to thinking.
At 1:52, he gets to the point about bullies. And at 2:43, he tells an important story that everyone needs to keep in perspective. Also, don’t freak out, but he doesn’t move in this video. It’s not an audio problem.
As Robert Frost said, “The best way out is always through.” As John Green says, “You will get through. I will get through.” And as I say, “Seriously, listen to these guys.” When I was getting bullied in school, I never imagined I’d be here either. So take heart, kids trapped in schools where you aren’t understood. You aren’t alone. Someday you will be understood. And we will have your back.
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