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  We shouldn't judge people by their weight
Updated 19 August 2002, 08.35

Sara's angry about the way some people get treated because of their size.

She says everyone should be treated equally - here's why!

"I think it's appalling how people judge people about their weight.

Just because you are different to someone by looks, weight or anything else doesn't mean you're weird.

We should all be treated kindly as we are all equal.

It's what's inside that counts!

School is the most main place where this type of bullying happens.

  Click here for our guide about bullying

People feel put down and hurt by what can come out of people's mouths and don't want to go to school because of all the pressure.

Then they get told off for not turning up.

  What do you think? Do children worry too much about their weight?

People have feelings too, so I think anyone who is reading this should think twice about what you say to people and consider how hurt they could be.

Be yourself

You don't have to be skinny to succeed.

I'm skinny and yet I don't put people down, in fact I lend them a helping hand and cheer them on.

You should feel comfortable about how you look and not have to change yourself for anybody."

Sara, 11, Enfield

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