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Bullying Battle Cry: It is Not a Joke

When I met New York Times best-selling author Jodee Blanco back in April 2008, I had already read her books on bullying—Please Stop Laughing at Me… and Please Stop Laughing at Us…—and was a believer in her message. So much, in fact, that I drove 262 miles in the dark to catch her in action at Mayfield Intermediate School in Manassas, Virginia.

She took the stage that day for the first of three sessions. The first was with the entire student body, the second with teachers and school administrators and the third, later that day, with parents and students. She blew me away. You could hear a pin drop—truly. Click here to continue reading this blog post at Oprah.com >

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