A Bullied Boy’s Video Goes Viral

When Jonah Mowry shared his story, the world listened. But was he telling the truth?

Over the weekend, a video by an eighth grader named Jonah Mowry went viral. On index cards, he charts struggles with self-mutilation, being bullied since he was in first grade and contemplating suicide. If you take a few minutes to watch it, you’ll see why everyone seems to be sharing it on Facebook. And while recent reports suggest that the young man may have faked the video, we still think it offers a lot of insight into bullying. What do you think? Is it real or fake? And does it matter?

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