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Hugh Jackman Reaches Out To Bullied Boy With Dwarfism In Supportive Video: 'You Are Stronger Than You Know'

Jake Bean 21 Feb 2020

It's always a very sad story when a child is bullied. When will the scourge of bullying be eradicated from society?

Who knows, but until then at least we have celebrities like Hugh Jackman who are willing to stand up for the people who are put down.

Good for you, Hugh.

TW: This article contains depictions or discussions of bullying and may be triggering to some readers.

Now before we begin, we have to warn you that this article will definitely make you super sad.

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And let us also say that bullying is never okay, and we as a society have to teach children (and even adults) better.

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Now, let's get into it. This is Quaden.

He is a 9-year-old boy with Dwarfism and he is being bullied at his school, as the video says.

Unfortunately, this has led to some really dark thoughts for Quaden, who is overwhelmed with all the negativity.

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His mother, Yarraka Bayles decided to share the video in order to raise awareness about bullying and how it seriously hurts people.

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She is desperately asking schools to teach kids disability awareness.

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"I feel like I'm failing as a parent. I feel like the education system's failing," she said.

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She is really hoping that schools take her video into consideration.

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"That would solve so many of the problems," she said.


"It would protect the other kids with disabilities and help make them feel safe."

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan of "The Walking Dead" decided to send the little boy some encouraging words.

"What I want you to know is you have friends, me included," he said.

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Another "Walking Dead" member, Jon Bernthal reached out to support the young boy.

"Thank you for your courage, stay strong." he wrote. "We are with you and we thank you."

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But then one Twitter user decided to tag Hugh Jackman to try and get him involved.

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Jackman is pretty outspoken when it comes to injustices against others, especially bullying.

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When the video started to pick up and eventually went viral, the world rallied behind him.

Obviously the movement to stand behind Quaden has been quite big, including a number of celebs.

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Then, in perfect Hugh Jackman fashion, he replied with a heartwarming video.

Not only did he assure Quaden that he had a friend in Wolverine, but he said the inspiring words: “You’re stronger than you know, mate".

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He continued, "So, everyone, let’s please be kind to each other. Bullying is not okay, period."


"Life is hard enough. Let’s remember, every person in front of us is facing some kind of battle, so let’s be kind."

Wow, what a great guy.

We sure do hope that Quaden gets all the support he needs!

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