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Mom shares heartbreaking video of bullied son: ‘I want someone to kill me’

An Australian mom has given a firsthand account of the devastating effects of bullying on her son in a now-viral clip. In the heart-wrenching anti-bullying video, Yarraka Bayles’ son Quaden Bayles, who was born with Achondroplasia dwarfism, sobs in the family’s car after another child at his school taunted him for his height, she says. “I wish I could stab myself in my heart,” Quaden, 9, says through tears. “I want someone to kill me.” Yarraka says she wanted to share the video to raise awareness about bullying and get advice from other parents on how to deal with the effects, which have included suicide attempts from her young son. “I want people to know, this is the effect bullying has,” she says from behind the cam ...