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A B.C. community is coming together in support of a teenaged girl seen being attacked in a video shot on school grounds.
Supporters have organized a drive-by rally in support of the 13-year-old victim, to show her she has the community’s backing and that bullying will not be tolerated.
The incident happened Jan. 18 Monday at Ecole Heritage Park Middle School in Mission.
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Two teen girls were arrested last week, after the video circulated on social media. Two people can be seen kicking and punching the victim, while a crowd of onlookers laughs, jeers and encourages them.
No one steps in to intervene.
The victim’s mother told Global News last week that her daughter has faced bullying for months, despite the school’s effort to help.
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She says she believes her daughter was targeted because she identifies as transgender.
The drive-by rally will start at 2:30 p.m. at the mission raceway. Organizers are asking people to wear pink and rainbow shirts to show their support.
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