commits suicide after repeated bullying for being Welsh
A top pupil was found hanging
at her home after classmates had teased her for being Welsh.
The only Welsh girl at her school
in Leicester, the teenager - described by her former head teacher as "an
amazing and popular student" - had been bullied by a jealous classmate,
the inquiry into her death has heard.
hanged: The bullied 11-year-old boy who even the bus driver called names
When Ben Vodden told his mother
he was being bullied on the school bus, she advised him to sit next to
Yet rather than look after him,
the driver joined in the taunts and called the 11-year-old names, it has
Ben finally was found hanged
after enduring months of bullying by pupils on the bus, an inquest heard.
The boy – nicknamed Giggles
by his family because of his "fun-loving and enthusiastic" nature – was
found with shoelaces around his neck and tied to his bunk bed.
was sweet, generous, kind and intelligent. He wanted to be himself
and just...play. He was a friend to those who needed one. He
impacted so many lives with his effervescent spirit. He gave with
his heart without expecting anything in return, other than fairness.
the kids with the low self esteem slowly grated away Austin's healthy self
esteem until he must have thought, if he couldn't be himself, then why
be at all. When did having a healthy self esteem and just wanting
to be yourself, become so unpopular? On March 16, 2007, Austin completed
...So I suggest to you;
...Desire' Dreyer attended
Glen Este High School in Amelia, Ohio. She was a varsity cheerleader,
had a personality that we all only wish we could possess, had a smile that
would take your breath away, had a heart of gold and had more friends than
any of us will ever have in this lifetime. But on a cold wintery
day, January 18, 2006 she took her own life, the day I died inside.
When we moved to Amelia Ohio
four years ago, my daughter had a few issues with the move, but she seemed
to have adjusted when she started making new friends, made the cheerleading
squad and met a young man, the boyfriend of her dreams.
But there were a few girls that
just could not leave well enough alone...
Wish I Could Reverse Time"
...Julian always had problems
in school. He was often bullied, and we would always address it to
the school, but we often heard 'boys will be boys'. Julian could
of been considered a 'loner'. He always said he had no friends and
complained about getting bullied in school. We even put him in a private
school at one time to try to make things better for him, but it never was.