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8 year-old author Lelo Mofokeng chats about his book 'How I survived Bullying'

Written by: Bontle Ndlovu

An eight-year-old South African boy has written a book about bullying following his own struggles and torment.

Lelo Mofokeng would jot down his feelings and transcribe his experiences as a way to escape the experiences he had with bullies.

Mofokeng says that the only way he could deal with bullying was to write about it.

I wrote this book because I was bullied in grade 0 up until grade 1.

Lelo Mofokeng, author

The bullying has stopped and I am still in the same school says Mofokeng. He adds that it’s not difficult being in the same school as the person who bullied him.

I hope this book can help other children realise that they are not alone and that they can survive bullying.

Lelo Mofokeng, author

Mofokeng says that the best way to deal with bullying is to talk about it.

Also read: How parents and schools can better prevent bullying

For book inquiries contact 082 830 0121

Taken from @LeloKingston Instagram page

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This article first appeared on 702 : 8 year-old author Lelo Mofokeng chats about his book 'How I survived Bullying'




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