This thoughtful speech by Shane Koyczan will give you a powerful insight and hopefully motivate you to stand up against bullying. In it, Shane shares a few of his own experiences growing up, such as having his dreams dismissed and being bullied at school because of his appearance.
He points out that he was not the only kid that grew up like this, and that many kids around the world are still being teased and judged by the way they look. Most people lack the empathy to understand that bullying will most likely cause a huge impact in these kids lives.
In the video below he tells his story and with a strong and beautiful message that creates awareness around bullying. He also talks about the importance to fight against it, so that kids can be kids and don’t have their dreams crushed.
Shane overcame his fears and disappointments; he also found his voice, and as a matter of fact, he has a beautiful and powerful voice. He transforms pain, sadness, and frustration into breathtaking poems, so he chooses to finish his presentation with the most beautiful poem one can imagine. It brought tears to my eyes, will it bring it to yours?