Video: Anchorwoman Sends Powerful Message about Bullying to Youth
October 3, 2012 by HRC staff
Post submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications
October is National Bullying Month, and a powerful new video going viral is sending a wonderful message to young people about why they shouldn’t let the actions of bullies impact how they view themselves.
WKBT’s Jennifer Livingston shared a letter she received from a viewer who told her that her weight set a poor example for viewers – particularly girls. Livingston responded powerfully and reminded adults about the important role their behavior plays in driving bullying:
We need to teach our kids how to be kind, not critical, and we need to do that by example.
….Listen to me right now: Do not let your self-worth be defined by bullies. Learn from my experience that the cruel words of one are nothing compared to the shouts of many.
Check out the awesome video:
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