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16

May

Stopping bullies in style: Young boys don suits to support friendDanny Keefe, 6, has childhood apraxia of speech, a motor disorder that makes it difficult for him to communicate. He also wears a suit and a fedora to school every day, and that combined with his disorder has often earned him unwanted attention from bullies. Last year, a group of boys on the Bridgewater Badger’s pee wee football team, where Danny is the water manager, decided to show their support for Danny by wearing suits to school.Watch the heartwarming video.

Stopping bullies in style: Young boys don suits to support friend
Danny Keefe, 6, has childhood apraxia of speech, a motor disorder that makes it difficult for him to communicate. He also wears a suit and a fedora to school every day, and that combined with his disorder has often earned him unwanted attention from bullies.
 
Last year, a group of boys on the Bridgewater Badger’s pee wee football team, where Danny is the water manager, decided to show their support for Danny by wearing suits to school.

Watch the heartwarming video.

17

Jun

Sibling bullying also takes a tollWith 32 percent of children experiencing bullying by a sibling, researchers encourage parents to notice and intervene.

Sibling bullying also takes a toll
With 32 percent of children experiencing bullying by a sibling, researchers encourage parents to notice and intervene.

27

Dec


 Nice kids are happier, more popular than bullies 



Researchers hope that findings will help reduce bullying in schools.
Researchers hope that findings will help reduce bullying in schools.

10

Apr

Being bullied impacts monkey’s immune systemRhesus macaques monkeys genes related to immunity and inflammation were expressed in higher levels when they were in a socially tense situation.

Being bullied impacts monkey’s immune system
Rhesus macaques monkeys genes related to immunity and inflammation were expressed in higher levels when they were in a socially tense situation.

05

Oct

Abused baby birds can grow up into bird bulliesThe Nazca booby experiences a surge of stress hormones after abuse, and is more likely to abuse other young birds if abused as a chick.

Abused baby birds can grow up into bird bullies
The Nazca booby experiences a surge of stress hormones after abuse, and is more likely to abuse other young birds if abused as a chick.