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Pink Shirt Day 2011: Bullying Stops Here!

Feb 22, 2011

Pink Shirt Day is all about stopping bullying, which is a major problem in schools, homes and even over the Internet. On February 23 wear something pink to take a stand against bullying everywhere … and read this story to find out more about Pink Shirt Day!

Taking a Stand in Nova Scotia

In Nova Scotia, Canada, David Shepherd, Travis Price and their friends organized a high-school protest to wear pink to support a Grade 9 kid at their school who was being bullied. Even though pink isn’t the most popular color for guys, David and Travis convinced all the boys at their school to wear pink tank tops and show their support.

Pink Shirt Day 2011David Shepherd and Travis Price

When the boy who was being bullied came to school the next morning and saw all the guys wearing their pink tank tops in order to support him, it took a huge weight off his shoulders. Not only that, the pink shirt idea worked – the bullies were never heard from again

It’s Your Turn

Will you join in by wearing pink on February 23? Do you have a story about being bullied, how you stopped a bully or about how bullying has affected a loved one? You can share your experiences by leaving a comment below this story. If you are a student, print off this web page and ask your parents, teachers and principal to help you get involved!

Video: 2011 Pink Shirt Day PSA

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LilGurl13
My grandparents have 10 Years of age gap...Lol
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CaptJolee
CaptJolee posted in Friends:
"Pink_Cool_Girl" wrote:I had a friend in kindergarten. Let's call her Madi. Madi saw I had a pretty necklace, and threatened to tear it if my mom didn't get her one.   My mom reported her, and the teacher made her apologize. wow she tried to blackmail your mom 0_o
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Pink_Cool_Girl
Pink_Cool_Girl posted in Friends:
I had a friend in kindergarten. Let's call her Madi. Madi saw I had a pretty necklace, and threatened to tear it if my mom didn't get her one.My mom reported her, and the teacher made her apologize.
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CaptJolee
CaptJolee posted in Friends:
knocked my air conditioner through my wall and with me almost
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XxIHateMathxX
XxIHateMathxX posted in Friends:
She ripped up a comic I had made. I hated her so much that day... but we got over it. LOL -XxIHateMathxX  [s:p/1mkb]
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