When Bullies Win, Everyone Loses — Mitch Teemley

Suicides among children have tripled since the start of the 2000s, and bullying is a key factor in this upsurge. Five years ago in my city, Gabriel Taye, the eight-year-old boy in the pictures above, hung himself. Today’s Cincinnati Enquirer recounts (edited):

When Bullies Win, Everyone Loses

As someone who grew up being bullied, I can relate to this story. It was only I started fighting back, the smart bullies backed down. There’s a link, but you have to subscribe to the newspaper to read it.

Here’s his Find-A-Grave memorial – https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176104664/gabriel-benyam-taye/


About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
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