A Bunch Of Bullies Thought It Would Be Funny To Pummel This Kid. They Aren't Laughing Now.

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Alex Hopkins was the subject of the documentary "Bully" and helped spark a movement. See the awful place where he started, then see the heartwarming places he's going.

First there was the bad. At 1:29, he says something that breaks my heart and makes me want to hug my kids a little tighter.

Now there is the good. See what's happened since. (Yes, he's a freestyle rapper now in his spare time.)

You can see the amazing progress of the Bully Project on CNN's documentary special "The Bully Effect" at 10pm ET, March 3rd & 9th. They sent this to me personally, and I really hope you'll help me get the word out, so future kids don't suffer like Alex did. Share this. I'll owe you one.

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