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Elizabeth Warren: It Gets Better (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren: It Gets Better (VIDEO)

 

US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has recorded her own contribution to the It Gets Better project which aims to let bullied LGBT teens and all youth know that there is life after high school.

Warren, drawing on her experience as a former school teacher, says in the video: “I’m Elizabeth Warren, and you may be wondering what I have to say to you. After all, I haven’t lived your life. But when I graduated from college, I was a schoolteacher, and I watched what happens in hallways, on sidewalks, out in the schoolyard. I watched kids who pushed, who bullied. I saw how much pain some kids could inflict on other kids.”

Warren goes on to say that struggling young people should not be afraid to ask for help, adding, “Because here’s what you’ll find, there are a lot of different people out there in this world, and a lot of people who celebrate those differences. That’s what makes us strong. That’s what makes us exciting. So, hang in there. It gets better.”

Watch below:

If You Need Help or Just Someone Talk To…

The Trevor Project runs a 24/7 helpline with trained counselors ready to listen if you or someone you know would like to talk about the issues dealt with in this post.

The Trevor Project Helpline number is 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386).

Trevor Project Links:

IMPORTANT: If you live outside America and require information on services in your country, the International Association for Suicide Prevention carries information for crisis centers from across the globe. Please click here for those resources.

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4:47PM PST on Jan 26, 2013

thanks

3:53AM PST on Nov 21, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

3:58AM PST on Jan 31, 2012

I feel better that we still have people like Elizabeth Warren. She brought me back my faith in people.

8:27PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

Elizabeth Warren for President.

7:33PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

I'm seriously impressed by Elizabeth Warren.... we need more like her. She embodies strength and compassion.

2:37PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

She is awesome! A breath of fresh air. We NEED her in Washington!

Kudos, Ms Warren, I truly believe you are a real person as well as a politician.

You have my vote in 2016. The first woman President, Elizabeth Warren!

2:26PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

Following this I watched her interview with Jon Stewart online, she is intelligent, passionate, caring and funny. She is a stong voice, I hope people will listen.

9:52AM PST on Jan 30, 2012

I knew I liked Elizabeth Warren...now I like her even more.

8:05AM PST on Jan 30, 2012

I like this--I really like this!!

7:05AM PST on Jan 30, 2012

THEY NEED HELP NOW...NOT LATER ON!

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