By:Shirley Barreras

Did you Know?

  • The word "Bully" the total opposite of what it means now

  • 5 hundred years ago, it meant friend, family member or sweetheart.

  • The root of the word comes from the Dutch boel, meaning lover or brother.

Kids who are bullied can feel like they are

  • Different
  • Powerless
  • Alone

Why do bullies act that way?

Some bullies come from families where everyone is angry and shouting all the time. They may think that being angry, calling names, and pushing people around is a normal way to act. Some bullies are copying what they've seen someone else do. Some have been bullied themselves.

STRAIN (Anti-bullying Silent Short Film)