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A school bully ruined my life 50 years ago. Should I expose him now on Facebook?

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

My tormentor subjected me to brutal homophobic abuse - today he is married to a man and well thought of. Will telling my story publicly help overcome the hurt? Fifty years ago, I was tormented by a bully at school. He was a thuggish skinhead who made learning impossible. For five years, he was physically and mentally abusive. Once, he coerced the entire class to call me “poof” and “creep” for a week. I changed from a bright, friendly boy to a frightened, lonely young man. Now at 63, I still fear young people, distrust strangers, and flinch when touched, even by my husband. I struggled to...
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