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Hundreds of students wear blue for bully prevention

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RICHLAND, Wash.-- Hundreds of students wear blue for bully prevention. Students at White Bluffs Elementary have one simple message, bullying needs to stop now.

On Monday the students wore blue to show that it takes a group effort to get kids to stop bullying others. Student Jonathan Burt says "everybody can stop bulling if you just stand up to them."

School staff say it happens to kids as young as kindergarten. It's an issue that hurts children all over the world. It's part of a world wide campaign. Students at White Bluffs Elementary are sending a powerful message; Stop bullying period.

Counselor Mary Greene says "classrooms are going to be talking about it and making a heightened awareness about bullying and prevention. We need to stomp it out, it's not tolerated."

Bullying is something that happens at every school. Students say it needs to come to an end. Student Ella Sperline says "it's important because kids all around the world go home and you know think they're just horrible because the bullies tell them they are, and we need to stomp that out."