Feedback from readers
"When you hear a mother's cry when she is told her baby is gone, it is a sound you never forget and never want to hear again."
An ER nurse, there the night Steven died.
"How powerful would our voice be if every anti-bullying group stood together?"
"I am now a United States Marine and have a wonderful fiance and child of my own on the way. I will show him Steven's story so that he may never show hate..."
"I am so angry that school can be so unsafe for so many."
"Thank you for your story; it has inspired
our students to become advocates for those who need help."
"As someone who has never had to experience anything near the magnitude of what you've gone through, this offers a really powerful perspective."
"Thank you for your support and for the work you’re doing to raise awareness about safe solutions for children who are bullied."
Archdiocese of Toronto
"I agree that the epidemic of bullying in our system must end and I applaud your efforts to achieve this goal through your organization..."
Elizabeth Witmer, MPP
"Our children cannot wait."
"Please be strong and keep living and sharing Steven's story with the world, to make the tragedies stop."
"What happened to your son brought tears to my eyes and left me in complete and utter shock."
"I want to thank you for what you are doing to make the world a better place. You really are a hero!"
S.J. (12 years old)
"We will be posting your story shortly so that others can take comfort in your words."
Project Coordinator, D.I.F.D. - The Daron Fund
Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health
"I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciated your presentation. Thank you."
York Region Anti-Bullying Coalition
[The new legislation]
goes directly against the advice we heard at committee from Mike Urry
and Allan Hubley, fathers of two teenage sons who took their lives as a
result of bullying..."
Lynn Mcleod, MPP,
Ontario PC Education Critic
Queen's Park Hansard