September 7, 2017

Libby Bell - a victim of Bullying in Adelaide, Australia

Libby Bell
Libby Bell, age 13, died on August 28, 2017, in Adelaide, Australia.

Libby took her own life.

Libby was a Year 8 student at Seaford Secondary College.

Her family states that Libby was subjected to several years of cyber bulling over Facebook, Instragram and Snapchat. She was also subjected to physical abuse from peers. On one occasion some nasty trolls filmed her having a drink poured over her at a fast food outlet.

Libby's parents are lobbying for a bullying-specific law to be put into place that would inflict harsher penalties on persons involved in bullying others. Libby's mother, Crystal Bell, intends to become an anti-bullying advocate in the hope of encouraging teens and younger kids to speak up if they are being bullied.

A funding site has been set up to help the family with expenses.

Libby's family describe her as a gorgeous girl with a kind spirit. Libby was also an
Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, who
said: "I am ground like a grain of
wheat.", pray for Libby and for
all who are ground down by
award-winning state junior life saver.

Friends describe Libby as a bubbly and spontaneous young woman.

In Australia, if you or someone you know needs help, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800.

In the U.S.A., call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, day or night. A skilled counselor will be able to help you.

To any teens who are reading this:
~ Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
~ Do not contribute to another's downfall. Tomorrow or five years from now, it could be you who is being humiliated.
~There is nothing cool about human suffering.

Libby's loved ones are devastated over her tragic and unnecessary death. She was loving and she was loved in return. She will be forever mourned.

Libby is survived by many loving friends and family members who will forever miss her.

Pray for justice for Libby.

Pray for all who are tormented.

Pray for all who die young. They barely had a chance to live.

Pray that Libby is in heaven. Pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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