Athletes pledge support for young boy after tearful bullying video goes viral

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The original video, posted by Keaton's mother on Facebook, has been viewed more than 17 million times.

It's not only one of the best uses of social media we've seen recently, but a wonderful demonstration of support and solidarity by these athletes, and one that should be both admired and followed in the future. "And I, for sure, don't like that they do it to other people, cause it's not OK!" he says.

Middle schooler Keaton Jones is captured on video by his mother, Kimberly Jones, tearing up as he recounts incidents of bullying that have happened to him and other students at his school, which is located in East Tennessee. Talk to your kids. Kimberly had to pick him up after he was too afraid to go to lunch due to bullying. "We all know how it feels to want to belong, but only a select few know how it really feels not to belong anywhere". Keaton says. "It's not okay.People that are different don't need to be criticized about it".

Though she was never in the video, the pain in Ms. Jones' voice was very real. I want to bring Keaton to Vegas and hang out at UFC Headquarters.

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"Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think".

It didn't take long for the video to make an impact.

The video of the boy talking about his experience has recently gone viral, and a number of other WWE Superstars have commented on the video, offering their support and thoughts to the young man. Walker said that he hoped to raise awareness to bullying in schools. Some people are even willing to catch a flight or drive to the Tennessee-area school to handle Keaton's bullies. Blindspot actress Alexander wrote, "Keaton Jones". Just stay strong, I guess.

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