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High school girl’s response to ‘Ugly Girls’ poll inspires positive reaction

Meet the brave high school student who stood up to her school’s cyberbullies.

Lynelle Cantwell

This article originally appeared on 08.20.17


Lynelle Cantwell is in 12th grade at Holy Trinity High School in Torbay, Newfoundland and Labrador (that's Canada). On Monday, she found out that she had been featured on another student's anonymous online poll entitled "Ugly Girls in Grade 12," along with several other classmates.

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Cantwell responded via Facebook with her own message, which has already been shared more than 2,000 times and counting.

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