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Sport Tennessee Football Players Meet Keaton Jones, The Boy Who Spoke Against Bullying

17:37  11 december  2017
17:37  11 december  2017 Source:   si.com

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Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano got a chance to meet with Keaton Jones just days after the Knoxville, Tenn. boy went viral on the internet for "So I got the chance to spend the day with my new best bud Keaton ," Guarantano tweeted. "It was unbelievable to get to know him and realize that

Meet Keaton Jones a very smart little boy who is being bullied at school. 31 game in Nashville against Jacksonville. @DonteStallworth @Lakyn_ Jones hopefully my video and the tweets that Keaton have been getting brings awareness to bullying and how serious it is in our school system

a man standing in front of a group of people posing for the camera© Twitter

Members of the Tennesee football team got a chance to meet with Keaton Jones just days after the Knoxville, Tennessee boy went viral on the internet for breaking down in tears explaining the struggles as a victim of bullying.

"So I got the chance to spend the day with my new best bud Keaton," quarterback Jarrett Guarantano tweeted. "It was unbelievable to get to know him and realize that we have a lot in common. This dude is very special and has changed my life forever. Now I have the little brother I always wanted! God bless you my man."

His original video can be found below:

The Vols players are just a handful of the many athletes and celebrities that have reached out in support of Jones. More than 21 million people have viewed and shared the video on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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How Keaton Jones' bullying plea brought him more bullying .
It started off so neatly: the perfect story to cap a rocky year, a reminder that commonality exists in the face of division. On Friday, an 11-year-old Knoxville, Tennessee, boy woefully recounted to his mother his experience with middle-school bullies. His mother posted the teary plea online and citizens across the internet responded en masse to say: Keaton Jones, we've got your back. Now, in place of that solidarity lie confusion, questions and anger. The mother's old social media postings have spurred cries that she's a bigot.

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