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Hugh Jackman supports bullied Australian boy Quaden Bayles

Quaden Bayles: Wolverine has your back, buddy. The 9-year-old boy from Australia went viral Thursday after his mom shared a heartbreaking video of her bullied son sobbing and saying, “I want someone to kill me.” Actor and fellow Aussie Hugh Jackman reached out via Twitter to Quaden, who was born with achondroplasia, a genetic disorder that results in dwarfism. “Quaden, you are stronger than you know, mate,” Jackman, 51, says in a Twitter video to the boy, whose frustrated mom posted footage of him breaking down in the family car after being called names at school. “I wish I could stab myself in my heart,” Quaden cried in the gut-wrenching video, which has been viewed more than 21 million times. ...