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The first Monday in October is the day to wear blue for World Day of Bullying Prevention.

Abuse -verbal and physical, in and out of school, and often online, is a serious problem among the nation's youth. 

"With the Internet came such bullying that it now happens online and in school.  It gets dangerous when kids start getting threatening. They threaten with a weapon or get physical," said Ross Ellis, CEO and Founder, Stomp Out Bullying.

To help promote awareness, FOX Sports is running a public service announcement that includes a message from former NY Giant Michael Strahan to "stomp out" bullying.

For more information on ways parents, children and schools can stop bullying, visit StompOutBullying.org



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