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Football Players Protect Special Needs Girl From Bullies

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Posted by Maria Mangicaro
Bullying Prevention Advocate

Published on Oct 29, 2012
Hats Off to Arizona’s Queen Creek High football team for its anti-bullying effort.
Players including the star quarterback have rallied behind Chy Johnson, a 16-year-old special needs student who was tormented by kids at school, reports 3TV News and

The players now eat with her at lunch and watch her back.

Johnson’s daily life was far different before. She came home crying every day and the bullies “threw trash at me,” she said in the interview.

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