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Facing the Bullies

bullyingBullying: it’s a hot-button topic these days, isn’t it?

But we’ve come a long way from the days of the big dumb schoolyard tough who would back down, if someone actually punched him back.

Now we have

I’ve been thinking about bullying quite a lot, because my granddaughter’s current favorite Pixar film is A Bug’s Life.

A Bug's Life

In this entomological retelling of The Magnificent Seven, a group of hired “tough bugs” (actually rejects from a flea circus) are supposed to fight back on behalf of ant citizens who are sick of the protection racket they’ve been forced into by the local grasshopper thugs.

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