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Girl Brilliantly Shuts Down Every Teacher, Classmate And Parent Who Ever Called Her Stupid
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People, Social Issues4 years ago

Girl Brilliantly Shuts Down Every Teacher, Classmate And Parent Who Ever Called Her Stupid

With the odds stacked against you and everyone bringing you down, giving up seems tempting. But not for Phoebe. This Australian has been going through a lot while chasing her academic dreams, and she refused to let them go, embracing every difficulty life threw at her.

“Unfortunately I was bullied relentlessly for years,” Phoebe writes. “I just try use it as motivation.” She was shamed for being “too stupid” and being diagnosed with Dyslexia (a reading disorder), Dyscalculia (a difficulty in understanding numbers), dysgraphia (a deficiency in the ability to write), and ADHD (problems paying attention) surely didn’t help either. “Sadly, due to the harassment at school, I was too nervous to ever put people on blast or stand up for myself.”

Today, however, she doesn’t have to. The results of her persistent hard work are speaking for themselves. But don’t take my word for it. Scroll down to read Phoebe’s inspiring story she wrote herself!

One Australian girl has decided to shut down her bullies with hard work and here’s how it turned out

Mandatory selfie with the diploma for the books

Celebrating Phoebe’s achievement, people were relating to her heartwarming story

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Royal_Emperor
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't understand the thinking behind "not letting a child sit beside her ". I will sit beside a hardworking and motivated person any day over someone who breezes through on intelligence and little work . It instills good work ethics motivation to work hard.

Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

Some people think anything is contagious. My mother once got screamed at for being in a mall with cancer (no hair and an amputated leg). That kid was more likely to catch stupidity from her own parents than this girl.

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Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

I have a friend who spent her entire life growing up in special ed classes. In high school, she asked her teacher where she should go to college so she could be a teacher, too. That teacher laughed at her and told her she would never go to college. I met her in college, she became a teacher, and now she owns and operates her own business. Don't let ignorant, judgemental people stand in your way.

Loucozade
Community Member
4 years ago

plus she's in the cast of Game of Thrones....

Adriana E. Henricy
Community Member
4 years ago

she is? where? :O

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Royal_Emperor
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't understand the thinking behind "not letting a child sit beside her ". I will sit beside a hardworking and motivated person any day over someone who breezes through on intelligence and little work . It instills good work ethics motivation to work hard.

Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

Some people think anything is contagious. My mother once got screamed at for being in a mall with cancer (no hair and an amputated leg). That kid was more likely to catch stupidity from her own parents than this girl.

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Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

I have a friend who spent her entire life growing up in special ed classes. In high school, she asked her teacher where she should go to college so she could be a teacher, too. That teacher laughed at her and told her she would never go to college. I met her in college, she became a teacher, and now she owns and operates her own business. Don't let ignorant, judgemental people stand in your way.

Loucozade
Community Member
4 years ago

plus she's in the cast of Game of Thrones....

Adriana E. Henricy
Community Member
4 years ago

she is? where? :O

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