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It's only chance boys will be boys they're just crude oil -- That was a clip from the film bully it's a gritty look at the reality of bullying in our schools and how has become -- life or death issue for many of our kids.
-- sit down with the parents of one young boy who took his own life after relentless bullying take a look.
And joining us now are David and -- long they are featured in the documentary.
Right so what did you know about -- was happening to your -- We knew that he was gambling you knew it yes.
And he tried to downplay it as I understand it right -- -- or no I think a lot of kids have a hard time.
They don't want to other parents I think a lot of children.
A struggle how much did you know.
We knew park.
Of -- -- gone off and then when did you get the full picture of what exactly he was going through some of which he was hiding from you when did you get.
You know upon his death you do you realize this had to be worse than what it was telling us.
When did you get -- and when and how did you get a full picture what he was dealing with.
We have students come forward and explain exactly what was happening -- -- -- Yeah I had -- nice isn't exactly what was going on and without getting into details of where they're adults -- knew about all of us yes yes but didn't tell you about it.
Right now we're gonna show clip from from those movie and going to take a look at this.
We have heard it he had had his his show and tell -- locker.
Some kids a total of -- to go I guess his marvelous.
And I thank you get to the point where.
Enough -- enough.
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Maybe there is -- have a I know dollars -- I was so sad to see that I'm sure you know -- -- you're here -- parents.
You know what he you have the you have your few pins on I noticed there anti bullying.
What do you want to say to people parents you know.
Of all kids maybe the kids that are being bullied how often maybe if they're bullying they -- bullied themselves.
By other people all the Brothers and sisters or other kids so -- said they learn that behavior perhaps.
But the fact that nobody steps only -- set of parents.
I really just felt like -- one thing that this film.
-- has created is a place for parents and children can go in administrators.
And it -- -- converse there's a conversation about being bullied.
Where you can talk to your kid.
And give specifics from your child.
And if you don't want to use special needs stop the Boeing project dot com there's a tool kit they're now.
For parents and for children and educators.
That can help in that process what that child soon and there's so many resources now available since this maybe.
I'm -- came out is it going to be shown a lot of schools.
That's -- that's our goal.
I think in Los Angeles.
That Begin a new weekly -- -- 7000.
Kids from the Los Angeles school district.
-- you to -- and to me that's a powerful moment.
This has been a concern of parents for years.
We didn't have a voice and -- thank god.
-- -- and what he has done to bring national dialogue to this process of what's happened and then there screws.
You know do you know the other for parents that was featured in the movie you all of -- all know each other.
Look I think it's a powerful message and you know what this is something that I think can have a really big impact.
And I think schools need to be held accounting and a lot of talk about you the school you don't wanna talk about the school but I think schools ought to be held accountable and it's happening in school.
How is it possible that the administration teachers don't know or do they know and decide to just look the other way.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- That we would not be sitting here with you today.
And I don't know -- the progress that is the inmate would be what it is.
So if one life can be -- can be saved them and then when they weren't going to be more and and that's our that's our goal.
I -- here in this moment here in this time that we're in now.
We have the momentum to move forward to make change so no other child are.
Just think about it children with disabilities -- -- 60% more than kids that don't have disabilities.
And I'm so glad that in COB a step forward and and developed this to a kid that covers the parents.
They're educators the students to build a dialogue and and teach.
All of us the direction that we need to go ahead and before we didn't have anything like that and I think movement forward.
People can go to the west side and get all information we have got so many parents are frustrated.
In our nation we've talked to a lot of people.
That just don't know where to turn go to the current guys could work and thank -- -- -- thank you wish and that's it.
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