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Mom shares heartbreaking video of 9-year-old son saying he wants to die after he had been bullied

A  heartbreaking video of a little boy crying and saying that he wants to die has gone viral.

In the video, that was posted Tuesday, Yarraka Bayles’ son Quaden, who was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, sobs in the car after another child at his school bullied him.

Yarraka shared the video to her Facebook page to show what impacts bullying can cause.

WARNING: Viewer discretion advised, this video contains sensitive material.

In tears, Quaden said in the video: “I just want to die right now, I wish I could stab myself in my heart.”

 Quaden is only 9-years-old.

Yarraka says that she shared the video because the bullying is constant and Quaden has attempted suicide several times.

“I’ve just picked up my son from school, witnessed a bullying episode, rang the principal, and I want people to know, parents, educators teachers, this is the effects that bullying has, this is what bullying does,” the mom says during the video. “So can you please educate your children, your families, your friends, because all it takes is for one more incident and you wonder why kids are killing themselves.”

Since the video was shared, it has gone viral with over 20 million views and over 340,000 shares.

The video even caught the attention of celebrities in support of Quaden.

 

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U.S. stand-up comedian Brad Williams, was also born with achondroplasia dwarfism, created a GoFundMe page to send Quaden to Disneyland.

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Over $200,000 has been raised to support the Bayles’ family.

Williams wrote that he created the fundraiser to show Quaden “there is good in the world,” and says he’s been in touch directly with Quaden’s mother.

The Bayles’ family has been receiving a wave of support since the video was posted.

If you or someone you know is in need of help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-(800)-273-8255.

 

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