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Posted January 22, 2016 at 3:04 pm

Opening up talk about an emotional subject

by Kay Wilson

This week’s edition contains an introduction to a Nodaway News Leader exclusive series of articles and survey results on the sadly-popular subject of bullying.

Singer Bon Jovi recorded “The More Things Change” in 2010, and within the lyrics is the theme, “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” which comes to mind when approaching the subject of bullying. I know our children face a different set of issues than in the past. Many of the incidents are more frequent and the possibility of physical violence is more prevalent, however, the occurrence of bullying is nothing new to the aspect of growing up.

My era of elementary

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