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Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett was just 14-years-old when she died by suicide in the first few days of 2018. Before she took her life, the young teenager was relentlessly cyber-bullied.
When Dolly passed away, she left her parents – and the world – a simple message: “Speak, even if your voice shakes.”
Dolly’s parents, Kate and Tick, began the charity Dolly’s Dream to continue their daughter’s legacy and raise awareness on the severe effects bullying can have.
On Wednesday, the charity released a short film that portrays this real impact of bullying.
The 75-second film follows a schoolgirl who is surrounded by bullies. Whether she's at the dinner table, the bath, or in bed, the bullies stay.
While looking at social media and the text messages on her phone, each bully throws a small rock at the schoolgirl, causing harm and distress.