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Chris Rock: “Bullying Made Me Who I Am”

Chris Rock: “Bullying Made Me Who I Am” | bullying | Scoop.it
The comedian turned being teased into a positive thing.

Comedian Chris Rock’s has starred in a number of movies and toured the world in sold-out arenas. But little did we know he was bullied as a child.

The bullying began when he was in second grade.

“We lived in Bed-Stuy, one of the most famous ghettos in the world,” Chris says. “My mother and father wanted me to go to a better school, so I was bused to this poor, white neighborhood…I was the only black boy in my grade for most of the time. I was a little guy, too, a skinny runt.”

Chris says his bullying isn’t as uncommon as people may think.

“Put the most successful men and women in the world in one room, and ask them to put their hands up to see which ones were bullied. Most of ‘em!”

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Paula Palenque Macías's curator insight, April 18, 2017 1:38 PM

Incluso quien menos te  lo esperes ha sido acosado de pequeño en la escuela. 

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5 Signs You're Dealing With A Workplace Bully - Business Insider

5 Signs You're Dealing With A Workplace Bully - Business Insider | bullying | Scoop.it
5 Signs You're Dealing With A Workplace Bully
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He says bullying is not limited to physical forms, such as shoving or hitting, either.
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Famous and Successful People Were ALSO Bullied In School ...

Famous and Successful People Were ALSO Bullied In School ... | bullying | Scoop.it
For bullied kids, it's hard to imagine a life without anxiety and fear of taunting or physical abuse, but the fact is, even in what seems like the worst bullying situations, it does eventually get better.
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Vinicius Cagnotto's comment, November 26, 2013 1:00 PM
is lamentable to see such attitudes, but bullying is real, and exists in several places, and it is certain that all kinds of people already suffering, we can see that even atistas already suffered or are suffering. bullying is a crime and practitioners should pay by its actions.
Carlos Moya-Angeler Caro's curator insight, April 21, 2017 11:35 AM
Famosos que sufrían acoso en la escuela, ¿qué dirán ahora sus acosadores?
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Bronx officials knew Noel Estevez was being bullied, failed to act: investigators - New York Daily News

Bronx officials knew Noel Estevez was being bullied, failed to act: investigators - New York Daily News | bullying | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Bronx officials knew Noel Estevez was being bullied, failed to act: investigators New York Daily News Education and Children's Services officials failed to sound the alarm regarding the bullying of a 14-year-old Bronx student...
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