Monthly Archives: October 2012

15-year-old jumps in front of moving train after being bullied – Keeping Kids Safe Online

15-year-old Felicia Garcia was literally bullied to death.  The tormented State Island teenager killed herself by jumping in front of a moving train after being bullied over having sex with four football players.  The sexual encounters were recorded and the … Continue reading

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16-year-old Shania Gray – Lured to an “offline” meeting and killed – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Shania Gray, 16, was last seen alive at Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas.  Her body was found days later near the Trinity River.  Franklin B. Davis, 30, allegedly used social media to lure her to a meeting, where he … Continue reading

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Cyber Bullied on Instagram: Armed with Self-Esteem and Conversation. Keeping Kids Safe Online

19-year-old Joey Monda was cyber bullied for two weeks straight by a complete stranger on Instagram.   Joey was targeted because he is openly homosexual, but stated that he is a strong person and would not allow an Internet bully affect … Continue reading

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Amanda Todd’s Suicide: Cyberbullying and a Cry for Help – Keeping kids safe Online

Amanda Todd, 15 posted a heartbreaking and emotional video called “My story: struggling, bullying, suicide, self harm and ultimately committed suicide.  The video detailed  years of bullying , cutting and humiliation which lasted up until the day she died. “Hello, … Continue reading

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15-year-old Ciara Pugsley driven to suicide by cyberbulies – Keeping Kids Safe Online

On September 19, 2012 , 15-year-old Ciara Pugsley went to school as normal. But that evening, without any warning, she took her own life.  After watching Ciara’s dad’s interview (below),  I was compelled to share this story as a means … Continue reading

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