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Cut The Bull

Cut The Bull

Children with physical disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied. Help us #CutTheBull and put a stop to bullying!

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada's #CutTheBull campaign raises awareness about the damage that bullying causes to anyone, including those with disabilities.

Go to CutTheBull.org and read about some amazing Shriners Hospitals patients sharing about their bullying experiences.

You can also buy #CutTheBull t-shirts. Proceeds go to the hospital to provide life-changing care to kids.

Fighting bulling

Did you know that 75 percent of people say they've been affected by bullying? Patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada usually have physical disabilities and as stated above, are twice as likely to endure bullying. We have therefore joined the fight against bullying with our #CutTheBull campaign and are touring schools across Canada to help get the message out that bullying is never okay.

The star of our bilingual tour is 17-year-old patient Jeffrey. Born without a right hand or right foot, Jeffrey was bullied due to his physical differences. It began with name calling but turned violent in grade 7. "I blamed myself for a while," Jeffrey admits. "But I realized that I don't have to change. The bullies should learn to accept me. I now know that if I can overcome bullying, I can overcome anything." Jeffrey's testimonial is supported by a presentation, posters and information packages developed in partnership with a school violence prevention specialist.

If you would like to host Jeffrey and the Canada Shriners Hospital at your school or would like more information about our #CutTheBull campaign, please email us or visit CutTheBull.org.

   
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