Bullying

"Children Unable to Escape CyberBullying" CNN

CJ Westerberg, October 4, 2010 1:04 PM

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Anderson Cooper Talks About High School Reunion:
Those Who Were Bullied Are Now The Most Interesting Because They Were Different

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Gotta love Anderson Cooper's riff in the last 30 seconds of this two minute video below about "bystanders" being just as guilty as the bullies, how he was bullied, and his most memorable remarks about his high school reunion. . . what traits were bullied in high school end up being those celebrated once you leave (such as being smart).    Again, are high schools so disconnected from purpose and the real world that we are creating perfect incubators for bullying and a surreal value system? 

Check Out:  "AC360" WEEK-LONG special report in collaboration with PEOPLE magazine: "Stop Bullying: Speak Up," starting tonight at 10 ET on CNN.
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"Get Off Facebook: Middle School Prinicipal Takes on Cyberbullying"

"Being Parenting To Be Sexualized & Snippy?"

"Thugs in the Locker Room: Listen to the Culture of Silence"

"Cyberbullies Not Protected by Free Speech"

"Nine Students Indicted in Bullying in the Phoebe Snow Case"

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