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When Nate got to middle school everything and everyone seemed to change. Kids he had known and gone to school with his whole life came back different, and some of them had turned mean, and that's when the bullying started.
It began with name-calling, like wimp, and loser, and dork, and worse, then moved online to cyber-bullying with fake profiles and Instagram accounts. It all made him feel so small and bad about himself, sad and alone. But, even though it lasted all through middle school, he survived and he graduated!
He thought things would get better when he entered high school, but instead, everything - the bullying, the name calling, the cyber-bullying - all of it got much, much worse. The names got meaner and more...