Tag Archives: bullies

The Day the Girls Rescued Me

(A Re-post for newer readers to this site.) Many years ago I was in a high school Marine Corps JROTC program as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. It was not a real popular time to be in … Continue reading

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The Day Girls Saved Me

(Some of you may have seen this story on my blog before, but I sometimes re-post an earlier story to give newer friends a chance to learn more about some of the goofier messes I got myself into.) Many years … Continue reading

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Whitney Krop’s Big Night

As most of you know, I love a happy ending. Awhile back I posted about a high school girl who had been voted onto her high school’s homecoming court but found out it had all been a big prank and … Continue reading

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Town Rallies Around Girl Pranked For Homecoming

A cruel hoax nearly drove a girl to suicide, but her life was saved when her town rallied around her. When bullies at her her high school voted her onto the Homecoming elite (I forget the word used in the … Continue reading

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I Love Happy Endings

Remember that bullied bus monitor? People from around the world have donated $700,000 to her to send a message that they’ve had enough of bullies and that most people aren’t bullies. Here’s a URL or link to a beautiful story … Continue reading

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Two More Bullying Stories

When I was 15-1/2 I used to walk or ride my bicycle to work at a large buffet restaurant. One day as I neared the back door of the restaurant a bully started taunting me and yelled that he was … Continue reading

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Bullies

I’m glad to see that there are several major initiatives to end bullying. I believe in some years it may be responsible for more deaths than war. I was bullied as a kid. I think most kids were. I was … Continue reading

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