Thousands of kids booty allotment in Blush Shirt Day this year
It started with two teenagers continuing up for a boy accepting teased for cutting a blush shirt. Now it is a civic attack to end bullying.
Today is Blush Shirt Day.
Ten years ago, David Shepherd and Travis Price were two aerial academy acceptance in Nova Scotia back they noticed a adolescent boy accepting best on for cutting pink. The abutting day, Shepherd and Price organized a beef by cutting and handing out blush shirts to their peers.
“It was aloof a simple gesture,” says Price at today’s Blush Shirt accident in Vancouver. “We anticipation if we could abrasion blush shirts, again this apprentice would feel accepted.”
The Anti- Blowing Day was brought to British Columbia in 2008, from again on the aftermost Wednesday in February would be accepted as Blush Shirt Day.
Local badge showed off their blush ability on amusing media:
BC Paramedics are additionally demography allotment in the anti-bullying day as well. All 4,000 BC Emergency Health Service employees, including supervisors, will be cutting blush badges.
Pink Shirt Day has now advance beyond 30 countries.
“It’s absurd to me, to see that a simple act of affection has developed into all this,” says Price. “I aloof can’t accept it.”
According to a contempo survey, three in four Canadians said they were afraid in school. Nearly bisected of the parents polled said their kids had been too.
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