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Childhood is a time that should be filled with fun times and exploration of the world. However, according to stopbullying.gov, approximately 28 percent of students in grades 6-12 experienced bullying during the 2008-09 school year, which is the most recent year for which statistics are available.

Being bullied can affect students in very negative ways, even leading some students to feel hopeless resulting in suicidal thoughts or actions.

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