02 Oct '11, 7am

When Bullying Backfires: Asperger's Student Voted Homecoming Princess | Care2 Causes

When Bullying Backfires: Asperger's Student Voted Homecoming Princess | Care2 Causes

14-year-old Rachel Sampson has been voted homecoming princess at her high school in Poway in southern California. Rachel has Asperger’s Syndrome; as her mother, Kathleen Sampson, says of her , “Rachel has a lot of friends, but she doesn’t socialize outside of school, that’s a little too difficult for her right now.” As a cruel prank, some students put Rachel’s name on the ballot for homecoming princess. But then, after other students learned about this, they rallied and voted for Rachel — and she won. NBC Actions News interviewed Rachel: Rachel wasn’t discouraged [about the prank]. “I decided that if it was a mean joke, it would drive those kids really nuts if I actually won and had a lot of fun with it.” Rachel’s mom got on Facebook and spread the word about what happened. It went viral. “The community of Poway and the students at Poway High School do not tolerate bullyin...

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