A Mother Posted Heartbreaking Pictures Of Her Crying Daughter To Facebook For This Powerful Reason

a mother and daughter embrace as the child cries
Unsplash / Janko Ferlic and Facebook / Aimee Johnson

There’s few things harder than watching someone you love hurting and feeling like you have little power to do anything about it. That’s what this Louisburg, Kansas mother had to go through daily when her daughter would come home from school crying because of how bullies treated her on the school bus.

After talking with school officials multiple times about the incidents and having them do nothing to help her daughter, Aimee decided to take to Facebook to write about the incident, including several pictures of her daughter crying to make a point: bullying is more damaging than some might realize.

Aimee wrote:

This is NOT ok! My daughter has been bullied on the bus since we moved to Louisburg, continuously by the same 3 little boys. This is the 3rd time physical violence has happened to her in 4 months. I’m done! This time her water bottle was taken from her and they hit her upside the head with it! Called her “ugly” and “dumb”. The first two times I was told that the cameras were pulled and the act was seen by the bus department and the principal and that action by the principal would be taken.. never was! I was told by the child who did this to her it wasn’t. This is the 3rd time! I contacted the bus department extremely angry, and told them that action WILL be taken this time! They went on to tell me that it was the last time! Lies! I was told it wasn’t! My daughter does not deserve this at 9 years old by 4th and 5th grade boys! Teach your sons not to hit women! Done!

This right here is the reason we see so many young girls committing suicide! They are bullied! I’m not going to let this happen to my child again! Louisburg needs to step up and stop this right now! If not, I’m contacting the local news channels and will make sure my daughter gets Justice!

Aimee and her daughter were definitely heard. The Facebook post has since been viral, garnering 12k likes and 8k shares, and the Louisburg police department have become involved in the case.

Bullying isn’t something to take lightly — it’s traumatic, heartbreaking, and will likely be something that’ll haunt you long after it’s over. So parents, talk to your children. Punish them when you know they’re the bully, and listen to them if they say they’re being bullied. Let’s put an end to this. TC mark

Callie Byrnes

Callie is a professional Thought Catalog blogger by day and an amateur Tumblr blogger by night.

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