The Bullying Bruise

Dwyer, Cynthia
March 2006
Florida Media Quarterly;Spring2006, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p7
The article reflects on the author's experience about the forms of bullying used by students in schools. The author says that she was ridiculed by peers when she wore glasses. They said that she had four eyes. She says that this is a bruise still fresh in her mind at 51. She recalls how she felt traumatized at the teases and bullies by her peers in the classroom. Verbal abuse, the author says, is the most common form of bullying used by students. The affected children suffer in silence.


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