Quaden Bayles, a 9-yr-old from Austrailia with dwarfism is being celebrated by celebrities and millions around the globe after his suicidal video shared by mom, Yakara Bayles, goes viral.
Quaden Bayles, a 9-year-old boy from Brisbane is being celebrated around the world after a video in which he was seen telling his mother to give him a rope to hang himself went viral.
“Give me a knife. I want to kill myself,” Quaden said as he cried.
The 9-year-old was tired of the endless bullying he was receiving in school and wanted to end it by committing suicide, so he asked his mom for help on taking his own life. Instead, the mother took a video of the poor boy’s passionate plea and uploaded it online.
His mom said she posted the video online because she wanted to “raise awareness to bullying and what it does to people”
Yaraka Bayles filmed her 9-year-old son lamenting the level of bullying and hatred he gets in school because of his physical appearance.
This video went viral, with millions around the world expressing their love for the boy – while others shared their bullying stories with him.
Celebrities rally round Quaden…
Since posting the video online, several kind-hearted people have reached out to Yakara and her son pledging support for him.
Celebrities reached out and offered emotional and financial support to Quaden and his family after his video went viral. Among the celebrities that have reached out to support Quaden includes actor, Huge Jackman.
A US comedian, Brad William who also has dwarfism, has created a GoFundme page that raised $343,000 to help send Yakara and her son, Quaden to Disneyland.
As Quaden’s story continues to spread, millions around the world are forming the knowledge about bullying and are rallying round to support Quaden and his family.