Bullying and Shower Curtain Rod

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“They tell you to be yourself, and then they judge you.” A person getting bullied is not something unheard of. Most of us have gotten bullied at least once in our lifetime. I get bullied all the time, because I’m not afraid to show that I’m different. Bullying can be physical, verbal, or even online. Whatever the case, bullying is something that cannot be ignored.

Being different can cause many problems. One of those problems is being bullied. If you seem to be an outcast of a group, you will most likely be bullied by that group. For example, in the short story “All Summer in a Day,” not one person in Margot’s class liked her. “They hated her pale snow face, her waiting silence, her thinness, and her possible future.” In fact, they hated her so much that they prevented her from seeing what she wanted to see the most; the Sun. She was living in the planet Venus at the moment, and it hasn’t stopped raining since 7 years ago. Since she was from Earth, she remembered what the Sun looked like, and she missed it dearly. “They surged about her, caught her up… crying into a closet, where they slammed and locked the door. “ They somehow found it in themselves to lock somebody in a closet, simply because she was different from them.

“Everyday thousands of teens wake up afraid to go to school. Bullying is a problem that affects millions of students.” That’s what an article named “Dealing with Bullying” says. Being bullied is horrible. It’s not just about being humiliated, but it’s about making someone feel that they are less than others. Some bullies like to “attack their targets physically,” hurting them in ways such as “punching or hitting. Or even “sexual assault.” Whether or not bullies hurt others physically, there will always be mental damage. Bullies can “put a person in a state of constant fear.” A lot of people who are bullied are almost always labeled as an outcast, so they’re reputation gets ruined.

Many adults claim that bullying is just...
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