When a child bullys another child
October 17, 2012
in The Blogger
Ever wondered what it’s like to be bullied? A friend updated her status on Facebook with this very interesting yet metaphoric short story. Worth a few minutes of your time.
Teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple it up, stomp on it and really mess it up, but do not rip it. Then she had them unfold the paper, smooth it out and look at how scarred and dirty it was. She then told them to tell it they’re sorry. Now….even though they said they were sorry and tried to fix the paper, she pointed out all the scars they left behind. And that those scars will never go away no matter how hard they tried to fix it. That is what happens when a child bully’s another child, they may say they’re sorry but the scars are there forever. The looks on the faces of the children in the classroom told her the message hit home.
Note: This was posted by copy pasting one of my friends Lina Mattar on FB.
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