Quaden Bayles Biography
Born in Australia, Quaden Bayles is an Australian 9-year-old boy who was bullied in school because he has a form of dwarfism known as Achondroplasia.
The young boy’s video went viral after his mother uploaded it on Facebook talking about the effects bullying has.
Quaden Bayles Age
Bayles is 9 years old as of 2020.
Quaden Bayles Mother
Bayles’ mother is known as Yarraka Bayles. She recorded the viral video to talk about the effects bullying has. In the video, Quaden is seen crying after experiencing another bullying incident at school.
Quaden Bayles Bullying
In the video, Quaden’s mother says; “I’ve just picked my son up from school, witnessed a bullying episode, rang the principal, and I want people to know – parents, educators, teachers – this is the effect that bullying has.
“Every single… day, something happens. Another episode, another bullying, another taunt, another name-calling. Can you please educate your children, your families, your friends?”
Quaden is seen in the same video saying that he wants to die. “I’m going to die right now..give me a knife. I’m going to kill myself. Give me a knife so I can stab myself in the heart. You watch me… I want someone to kill me… I want to die.
After the video went viral, there was such outpouring support to Quaden from people all over the world. The hashtag #StopBullying was trending and parents shared video messages of friendship from their children to Quaden. Also, celebrities like actor Hugh Jackman and basketball player Enes Kanter spoke against dwarfism and asked people to be kind.
Quaden has also received support from the National Rugby League’s Indigenous All-Stars team. He will lead the team out before Saturday’s NRL pre-season match against the Maori All-Stars in Queensland’s Gold Coast.
Quaden Bayles School Name
The name of the school that Bayles attends is not yet known. We will provide this information as soon as it is available.
Quaden Bayles Video
Quaden Bayles Go Fund Me
American comedian Brad Williams set up a Go-Fund-Me page for Quaden and his mother. He intends to use the money to send them to Disneyland in California.
Williams said; “This isn’t just for Quaden, this is for anyone who has been bullied in their lives and told they weren’t good enough,” Williams said on the fundraising page. “Let’s show Quaden and others that there is good in the world and they are worthy of it.”
The Go Fund Me has raised more than $250k.