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Wrestling match promotes anti-bullying campaign

Students in Thomas County are showing their support for anti-bullying in a creative way. (Source:WALB) Students in Thomas County are showing their support for anti-bullying in a creative way. (Source:WALB)
"Alot of people can relate to bullying, the kids have had it done, the kids have been bullied. We can have testimonies to bullying and I just think that's a way to educate our children," said Boston Police Chief, Jimmy Peeples. (Source:WALB) "Alot of people can relate to bullying, the kids have had it done, the kids have been bullied. We can have testimonies to bullying and I just think that's a way to educate our children," said Boston Police Chief, Jimmy Peeples. (Source:WALB)
THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) -

Students in Thomas County are showing their support for anti-bullying in a creative way.

Friday, Thomas County Middle School students got to watch a wrestling match during class.

Students first listened to a message about bullying from folks who have experienced it first hand.

They then got to watch the heroes versus the zeros, battle it out in the ring.

Of course, most students cheered for the heroes.

"Alot of people can relate to bullying, the kids have had it done, the kids have been bullied. We can have testimonies to bullying and I just think that's a way to educate our children," said Boston Police Chief, Jimmy Peeples.

The match is a 2 day event put on by NWA southeastern, along with the Thomas County Sheriffs Office and school system.

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