Wednesday, June 4, 2014

'It's Not too Late to Change': Former Bully, 7, Now Campaigns against Bullying, June 3, 2014

"It’s not often you hear about an admitted bully trying to make things right, so a second-grader’s efforts at making amends are getting national attention and melting hearts.

Seven-year-old Cameron Thompson, a student at Tournament Hills Elementary in Beaumont, California, got in trouble recently for making fun of another boy who brought a Barbie doll to school for show-and- tell. 'I didn’t really mean to tease him so much that I made him cry,' Cameron told TODAY.

After the incident, Cameron had to write a letter to apologize to his classmate, while his mother expressed her regret to the boy’s parents.

That family was touched and impressed by the apologies, they said. But Cameron felt he needed to do more, his mom recalled." Read more

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