Another teen takes his life because of cyberbullying. Although Megan Meier has become the poster child on teen cyberbullying suicides, she was not the first nor the last teen to take her own life because of cyberbullying. In the US approx 14 have committed suicide because of cyberbullying. In the UK several more have as well. In Canada, two have killed themselves and one has stabbed another and in Japan on preteen murdered another after being text-bullied.
In all cases except for Megan's kids were the bullies. In Megan's case two adults were involved, Lori Drew ( a neighorhood mom) and her babysitter, Ashley) and some teens (including Lori's daughter. Our Megan Pledge is designed to help teens understand the pain of cyberbullying, get them to seek help when victimized and give help when they see it and teaches them that suicide is never an option. You can take it at myyearbook.com/meganpledge or fan facebook.com/meganpledge.
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