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Don’t Be a Bystander

In 6th grade there was a little girl in my class who I’ll call Sophie.  She was very quiet and kept mostly to herself, but one thing we all noticed about Sophie was that she often wore the same clothes to school the entire week.  She showed up to school dirty and unkempt, she had lice, and she smelled pretty bad.  Sometimes people made fun of her, but she had a group of other girls around her who were very protective of her and would verbally fight back in her defense.  You didn’t want to mess with Sophie because her

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