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A Girl Who’s Been Bullied Since She Was 7 Storms The Prom With The Most Badass Escort
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A Girl Who’s Been Bullied Since She Was 7 Storms The Prom With The Most Badass Escort

While school years are the perfect time to learn and grow, they can also prove to be a truly difficult period in one’s life, especially when you’re a teenager. 16-year-old Chloe Robson, from County Durham in the UK can attest to that since she’s been a target of bullying since the age of 7. No wonder she’s been dreading the reactions she’d get at prom.

Fortunately, on June 28th, her uncle Grant Robson, the man behind “North East Bikers Against Bullies” came to her rescue, as he organized a 126 biker entourage for his niece. “It was a big shock when we heard the engines and all the bikers turned up – I wasn’t expecting that many but it made me feel supported and confident,” Chloe told Daily Mail. And it was quite a sight! “It was an indescribable moment – my friends all ran up and said ‘wow, that was an entrance’.” the girl recalled.

This act of kindness gave Chloe confidence and she’s not the only person out there who needs it. “North East Bikers Against Bullies” often do rides to inspire and encourage kids who are bullied. Scroll down to see the full story and tell us what you think!

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16-year-old student Chloe Robson, from County Durham in the UK, has been bullied since the age of 7

Image credits: Chloe Robson

She endured a difficult time at school, going even as far as physical pushing, shoving and having objects thrown at her

Image credits: Chloe Robson

“The bullying had a bad effect, it made me feel left out and alone. I had no-one to talk to about it and worried if I said anything it would get around”

Image credits: Chloe Robson

It’s no wonder she had been dreading her peers’ reactions at prom

Image credits: Chloe Robson

But her uncle Grant Robson had a plan when prom day arrived

Image credits: BBC

He is the man behind “North East Bikers Against Bullies”, a group of bikers raising awareness against bullies

Image credits: BBC

He gathered a group of 126 bikers to accompany his niece Chloe to her prom

Image credits: BBC

“It was a big shock when we heard the engines and all the bikers turned up” Chloe said

Image credits: BBC

“I wasn’t expecting that many but it made me feel supported and confident”

Image credits: Chloe Robson

Chloe has been bullied and attacked as her peers nit-picked the way she looked and talked

Image credits: BBC

However, she says that this act of kindness has inspired her

Image credits: BBC

It gave her confidence that she couldn’t find before

Image credits: BBC

And sent a powerful message that what bullies say doesn’t define you

Image credits: North East Bikers Against Bullies

And it was truly one hell of a sight as 127 bikers drove past the building

Image credits: Grant Robson

“It was an indescribable moment – my friends all ran up and said ‘wow, that was an entrance’.”

Image credits: Grant Robson

Chloe wasn’t the only person that had such an entourage

Image credits: North East Bikers Against Bullies

“North East Bikers Against Bullies” often ride with other bullied kids to raise awareness about the problem

Image credits: North East Bikers Against Bullies

Just as they did with Chloe, these bikers want to support and encourage everyone that’s been bullied

Image credits: BBC

Watch the full video below to see how “North East Bikers Against Bullies” accompanied Chloe to prom

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hopefully Uncle Grant gave Chloe the boost and confidence she needs to continue her stand against bullies. Sometimes just "knowing" you have people who have your back, can give you the moral support needed to continue another day. The world needs more people like Grant Robson!

Elfmonkey
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It started when she was 7. Her being overweight at that age is not her fault at all. You clearly have no idea what bullying can do to someone. How is she supposed to just pick herself up when she has been pushed down for most of her life and is likely depressed? Depressed people with a destroyed self-confidence are unlikely to give a fuck about themselves even if they know logically what they're doing is unhealthy. If you don't care if you live or die, a person who has been picked on for how they look - how can one be expected to go out for a jog when you think every malicious pair of eyes will be on you? When one walks past laughing people and immediately will feel they're laughing at them? It becomes a vicious cycle, until you get people like these bikers who will remind you that you DO matter, and you DO deserve better than the shit you've been dealt. You said it, Mister Mister - judgment is never a constructive approach. But what are you doing, other than judging?

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Saw this on the news last night - fantastic!! So pleased for Chloe. No matter what you think of a person you really don't have to bully them. You can just keep your mouth shut and leave them alone.

Mister Mister
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4 years ago

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But if someone doesn't do something to discourage her then she would remain obese, and in the long-term, it would effect her love life and her health as she would be put at risk of heart diseases

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Yvonne Bernal
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hopefully Uncle Grant gave Chloe the boost and confidence she needs to continue her stand against bullies. Sometimes just "knowing" you have people who have your back, can give you the moral support needed to continue another day. The world needs more people like Grant Robson!

Elfmonkey
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It started when she was 7. Her being overweight at that age is not her fault at all. You clearly have no idea what bullying can do to someone. How is she supposed to just pick herself up when she has been pushed down for most of her life and is likely depressed? Depressed people with a destroyed self-confidence are unlikely to give a fuck about themselves even if they know logically what they're doing is unhealthy. If you don't care if you live or die, a person who has been picked on for how they look - how can one be expected to go out for a jog when you think every malicious pair of eyes will be on you? When one walks past laughing people and immediately will feel they're laughing at them? It becomes a vicious cycle, until you get people like these bikers who will remind you that you DO matter, and you DO deserve better than the shit you've been dealt. You said it, Mister Mister - judgment is never a constructive approach. But what are you doing, other than judging?

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Laugh Fan
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Saw this on the news last night - fantastic!! So pleased for Chloe. No matter what you think of a person you really don't have to bully them. You can just keep your mouth shut and leave them alone.

Mister Mister
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But if someone doesn't do something to discourage her then she would remain obese, and in the long-term, it would effect her love life and her health as she would be put at risk of heart diseases

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