Ellen DeGeneres is “devastated” by the recent suicide of a Rutgers University student who was outed on the Internet, and says that “something must be done” about teen bullying. “This needs to be a wakeup call to everyone that teenage bullying and teasing is an epidemic in this country and the death rate is climbing,” DeGeneres says in a video taped at her studio.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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