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People Are Awesome: This Hero Iranian Teacher Shaved His Head to Stop Bullying in His Classroom

Liz Dwyer

After Ali Mohammadian, an elementary school teacher in Iran "noticed that one of his students was being bullied after going bald as a result of a mysterious illness, he decided to show solidarity and shave his own hair. In no time, his entire class shaved their heads and the bullying stopped." Mohammadian tells The Guardian, "Everyone in the school now wants to shave their head." And, given the attention the story's attracted, the government's now offering to help pay the students medical bills.

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  • Agus Echague

    People like Ali give me hope in humanity. This is bloody awesome.

    • Liz Dwyer

      That's how I felt too when I read about this. SO awesome!