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

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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Vauhxx Booker, a civil rights activist from Bloomington, Indiana, claims that a group of white men threatened to lynch him during an altercation on July 4 near Lake Monroe, but he was saved by onlookers who intervened.

Video taken during the incident shows he was held down by a group of men who pinned him to a tree in a wooded area. Booker says that while he was being held down, the men threatened to break his arms, repeatedly said "get a noose," and told his friends to leave the area.

The men later let him go after being confronted by onlookers who gathered at the scene.

The incident began, according to Booker, when he and his friends were making their way to the lake to see the lunar eclipse when a white man on an ATV told them they were trespassing. When Booker and his friends continued to walk to the lake, the man on the ATV and his friends allegedly shouted "white power" at them, which is when things turned violent.

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