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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt One day, in second grade, I was picked on while riding the school bus. I usually don’t remember details back that far, but I’m confident that this was the first time I was “bullied.” A girl, who happened to live in the low income housing project up the street, was making fun of the plastic halloween necklace I was wearing. She called it cheap and ugly, and probably said a few other things that I don’t remember but were obviously a pretty big deal when you’re 8. I was on the verge of tears and replied, “So what, my dad just died and we can’t afford other jewelry!” It wasn’t really true. I mean, I did ... Read the full post.