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Two boys surprise bullied classmate with new clothes

Posted at 7:30 PM, Sep 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-14 20:32:20-04

A Memphis high school student who was bullied now has a new set of clothes thanks to some of his classmates.

ABC News reports that Michael Todd, a freshman at MLK College Prepatory, was bullied for weeks because he wore the same clothes each day.

Todd told local media outlets that he had "endured taunts" for weeks. The two other boys, Kristopher Graham and Antwann Garrett, said they texted one another about what clothes they each could spare, and then surprised Todd by his locker.

A video posted to social media of the boys presenting Todd with his clothes has gone viral, but the boys said in the caption that they did their good deed out of love, not for fame.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control said in 2018 that one in five high school students reported being bullied at school.