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Letter: Bullying should be stopped in the workplace as well as in schools

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Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013 12:00 am

Bullying is very wrong, and children do need help with this. But why is nothing said about bullying in the workplace for adults?

Someone I worked with in a special education classroom drove me to be suicidal while in the classroom. Students noticed how I was treated and felt sorry for me.

Two years later I am still not able to be a functioning adult. I’m not able to work, go shopping, drive very far or even attend my church because the drums cause me to have a severe anxiety attack.

I saw and heard of many other people — of all ages — who were bullied at their workplace where it was not considered wrong. What has this world come to?

Jeri Miller

Woodbridge

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