FLASH MOB: 100-Strong Insta-Posse Swarm Oregon School to Support Teen Standing Up to Bully

Halsey Parkerson, a bullied teen, is backed by a 100-member flash mob that came to his aid.

Halsey Parkerson, a bullied teen, is backed by a 100-member flash mob that came to his aid.

Linsey Bald reports: Bullying is all about the numbers. The so-called strong flout their perceived position on those they distinguish as weak. “Ganging-up” gives those in the numbers the feeling they can impose their will and verbal abuse on whomever they want.

Not in this case. Score one for all those being bullied. MSN Now carried the inspiring story Saturday of Oregonian teen Halsey Parkerson, a South Salem High School student who, backed by a flash mob of at least 100 new friends, got his bully to back down. Read the rest of this entry »