PEOPLE's Most-Inspiring Anti-Bullying Stories

From the aftermath of Columbine and the dawn of cyberbullying to the heartbreaking death of Phoebe Prince, revisit PEOPLE's coverage of bullying in schools

2008: TURNING GRIEF INTO ACTION

When her son Jeff, 15, hung himself after being tormented on the Internet, Debbie Johnston channeled her grief into action, getting Florida to pass one of the most comprehensive anti-bullying laws in the country. "There's always Jeff's voice in my head, saying, 'Mom, you've got a job to do,'" she told PEOPLE.

Read the full story in PEOPLE's Archive.



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