Matt Shiverdecker – Special to the American-Statesman
All of us, at one time or another, have felt like we didn’t belong. Many of us have also experienced bullying in some capacity during our lives. Unfortunately, technology has amplified the power of bullies. Their taunts used to be limited to school hallways and playgrounds; but the Internet has given a lot of freedom for mean people, often hiding behind anonymous accounts, to attack us and our loved ones.
That is exactly what happened to Austin native Lizzie Velasquez, who’s the subject of “A Brave Heart.”