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Bullying at school


As a teenager, I have been the subject of ruthless bullying simply because I need to pay close attention to factors that can trigger a seizure, stop doing everything in the middle of one and perform some first aid myself (teachers know and can do nothing other than watching out for my safety), go to nurse’s office for midday medicines, cannot play with friends for an extended time (doing so may induce a seizure), and must regularly go to my doctor and miss classes.  As a result, I am being singled out, and peers laugh at me for being different.

I don’t know if you have this situation yourselves.  If so, how do you deal with it?

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