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Students hear anti-bullying message


December 9, 2017

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

WORLD AND National martial arts champion Mariah Moore puts on a demonstration as part of a presentation to area seventh through 12th grade students about bullying Friday at Gogebic Community College. She said she was bullied from the age of 12 by her peers after becoming a world champion, but continued to succeed through hard work.

IRONWOOD - Mariah Moore, 20-time martial arts world champion with another 19 national championships, visited Gogebic Community College Friday to talk to 7-12 grade area students about bullying.

She has an "Enough is Enough" anti-bullying campaign.

Moore said she was an average girl, from a small town, without any appreciable gifts who through hard work, grit and determination became a world champion in martial arts at 12.

Missy Lane, of Gogebic County Community Mental Health, said she first became aware of Moore's story a few years ago, but then forgot about it. Then this year, as they wer...

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