Hero comic raises greater than $140,000 to ship bullied boy, 9, with dwarfism to Disneyland after tragic viral video

Hero comedian raises more than $140,000 to send bullied boy, 9, with dwarfism to Disneyland after tragic viral video

A HERO comic raised greater than $140,000 to ship a bullied nine-year-old boy with dwarfism to Disneyland after a tragic viral video.

Within the video, the boy, Quaden Bayles, was seen hysterically crying and saying he wished to commit suicide after he was bullied at college.


Quaden Bayles’s mother shared a heartbreaking video displaying the influence bullying has had on him[/caption]

Comedian Williams, who organized the GoFundMe, also has dwarfism
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Comic Williams, who organized the GoFundMe, additionally has dwarfism[/caption]

In less than 24 hours, more than $130,000 was donated to the GoFundMe organized by Brad Williams

In lower than 24 hours, greater than $130,000 was donated to the GoFundMe organized by Brad Williams[/caption]

Within the clip, which mom Yarraka Bayles posted to Fb, distraught Quaden may be seen sat within the passenger seat of a automotive saying, “What’s the purpose?”, and, “I would like somebody to kill me”.

Yarraka, from Brisbane, Australia, pleaded with different mother and father to coach their youngsters in regards to the influence bullying can have.

Devastated Yarraka captioned the publish: “That is the impacts of bullying! I severely don’t know what else to do!”

The video has racked up 281,000 shares and 15 million views since being printed on Tuesday.

After viewing the viral video, California-based comic Brad Williams — who additionally has dwarfism — organized a fundraiser on GoFundMe to ship the boy and his mother to Disneyland in California.

“I’m organising this GoFundMe to let Quaden know that bullying is not going to be tolerated, and that he’s an exquisite human being who deserves pleasure,” Williams wrote.

“I wish to fly Quaden and his mom to America, get them a pleasant lodge, and convey them to Disneyland.”

Williams added: “This isn’t only for Quaden, that is for anybody who has been bullied of their lives and instructed they weren’t ok. Let’s present Quaden and others, that there’s good on the earth and they’re worthy of it.”

Lower than 24 hours after the fundraiser was created, the GoFundMe had reached — and nicely surpassed — the $10,000 aim.

Late Thursday evening, greater than $140,000 was raised by 6,400 donors.

Quaden, 9, has dwarfism, and suffers regular bullying at school
Courtesy of Yarraka Bayles

Quaden, 9, has dwarfism, and suffers common bullying at college[/caption]

In the video, the nine-year-old boy talked about committing suicide because he was bullied so badly

Within the video, the nine-year-old boy talked about committing suicide as a result of he was bullied so badly[/caption]


Mother Yarraka stated she wished mother and father to coach their youngsters in regards to the influence bullying can have[/caption]

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Williams shared updates over the 24 hours, overwhelmed on the amount of cash being donated[/caption]

Because the donations continued to climb over the day, Williams posted updates to his twitter, overwhelmed by the outpouring assist.

“I’ve heard from males, ladies, all heights, all races, all components of the LGBTQ+ group, all political affiliations. Everybody helps. What a really fantastic factor,” Williams tweeted.

Williams added in one other tweet that Fiji Airways introduced they might donate airplane tickets for Quaden and his mother to journey from Australia to Disneyland.

The comic stated that any extra cash can be donated to anti-bullying and anti-abuse charities.

Mom Yarraka posted the heartbreaking video Tuesday, to unfold consciousness of bullying and the impact it may have.

Within the video, she may be heard saying: “I’ve simply picked up my son from college, witnessed a bullying episode, rang the principal and I would like folks to know – mother and father, educators, academics – that is the results that bullying has.

“That is what bullying does, so are you able to please educate your youngsters, your households, your mates.

“That is the influence bullying has on a nine-year-old child that simply desires to go to high school, get an training and have enjoyable however each single freaking day, one thing occurs.
“One other episode, one other bullying, one other taunt, one other title calling.”

Yarraka stated she had arrived on the college to see one other youngster patting Quaden on the top and making enjoyable of his peak.

Turning into tearful herself, she continues: “I would like folks to know the way a lot it’s hurting us as a household.

“I’ve obtained a son that’s suicidal [after] something that occurs at college or in public, which is nearly each time we’re in public.

“And that is the aspect that… I select to maintain non-public, however we are able to’t do it anymore.”


The video has sparked an outpouring of assist, with Nationwide Rugby League aspect Indigenous All Stars inviting Quaden to guide the staff out forward of a sport on Saturday evening.

In a clip posted to twitter, NRL star Latrell Mitchell, who has met Quaden up to now, is seen surrounded by his staff mates and saying: “Hey Quaden.

“We all know you’re going by a tough time proper now, however the boys are right here, we’ve obtained your again, we’re right here to assist you, bud.

“We wish you round, we would like you to guide us out on the weekend.

“It’s going to imply extra to us than it is going to to you.”

Quaden additionally acquired tons of of supportive feedback from social media customers.

One wrote: “Dad and mom and academics must impress upon younger folks how horrible the results of bullying are.”

One other stated: “Please don’t harm your self….YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL….the bullies will get their day…..keep robust.

A 3rd stated: “My coronary heart breaks for you younger man.

“Keep robust you will have a spot on this world.

“Dad and mom educate your children on the results of bullying this has obtained to cease. Sending like to you buddy.”


NRL star Latrell Mitchell and his staff mates on the Indigenous All Stars invited Quaden to guide them out forward of a sport on Saturday evening[/caption]

People posted pictures that said "we stand with Quaden"

Folks posted footage that stated “we stand with Quaden”[/caption]


Quaden additionally acquired a tons of of supportive feedback from social media customers[/caption]

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