Bullying Victims and teen activists By:haley Wiedel

Emily-Anne rigal is a teen activist that is mostly helping cyberbullying victims. Her main focus is to help with cyberbullying because she found shocking statistic that each year about one million kids are cyberbullied. She helps teens who have a low self esteem and are insecure because of their bullying experiences.

She helps teens who have a low self esteem and are insecure because of their bullying experiences. At sixteen Emily-Anne created a program called “WeStopHate” to help teens with their self esteem and self-love.

In Emily-Anne's journey to becoming a teen activist she overcame some obstacles or things that pushed her more. When she was in Elementary school she was bullied. Everyday she would come to school and people would tease her for being overweight. Also along with the other students bullying her she had no friends to help . The bullying she experienced pushed her to switch schools.

Once In highschool and middle school she started to feel more confident about herself and her “self-love” was boosted. Also During her highschool years she noticed some of her peers were being bullied, She got through her bullying situation and wanted to help others suffering too.

After creating her program she wrote a book called Flawed. It´s about how people can stop hating on themselves and others.

Alex is another bullying victim, who lives in Iowa. He has Asperger's syndrome, and was bullied all throughout middle school. He was physically and verbally abused by his peers around him. They would verbally abuse him by making fun of how he looked, fish face was one of the many things they would say to him.

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