October 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of “Bullying Prevention Month” campaign that was founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Derek talked about being bullied as a kid many times, especially after the publication of his book “Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion“.
“Power over others is weakness is disguise”
Below you can see an interview Derek did before he was honored with GLSEN’s Inspiration Award where he talks about bullying and his encouraging post. Be sure to check the picture gallery and the posts with people’s reactions to his powerful message, sharing their personal stories.
- People’s reactions: There were many reactions to Derek’s post. We are adding below some of them but, be sure to go through the comments on his post…you’ll find some more amazing inspirational stories there…