High School Students in Tennessee Donate Clothes to Bullied Classmate

Bullying, of course, is the preferred pastime of truly terrible people.


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A Memphis high school student who says he's been bullied his "entire life," received the opposite kind of treatment thanks to an act of kindness from two fellow students.

MLK College Preparatory High School freshman Michael Todd, as reported by regional publication FOX 13, is now the subject of a viral video after fellow students Kristopher Graham and Antwan Garrett surprised him with gifts.

"I was very happy," Todd said of the moment. "I was shocked completely. You guys are awesome."

The gifts included clothes and shoes for the student, who had been bullied for weeks for wearing the same clothes daily.

"We was in the same third period," Graham told reporters. "I said, 'I apologize for laughing at you and I wanna give something to you to make it up' . . . When I saw people laugh at him and bully him, I felt like I needed to do something."

The video, per the report, has since inspired others to do the same.

Despite the inability of idiots to understand the seriousness of how bullying can affect a person's lifelong wellbeing, the ongoing issue has thankfully received greater attention in recent years. If you or someone you know needs assistance on how to handle being the target of such behavior, there are options.

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