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PAOK player celebrates goal with his son after he was bullied in school

PAOK player celebrates goal with his son after he was bullied in school

Sports
Fernando Varela PAOK beat Larissa 3-0 on Monday evening. PAOK’s second goal was scored by former Steaua Bucharest defender, Fernando Varela. The 30 year old headed home from Dimitros Pelkas’ corner in the 40th minute of the match. He then proceeded to run off the pitch and celebrate with his son who had been suffering from bullying at school. Why was he bullied? Varela’s son was taunted by his class mates due to his father’s own goal which came in a match last season against Olympiacos. Varela had actually scored his first goal for PAOK earlier in the match but scored a disastrous own goal in the 25th minute. Olympiacos went on to win the game 2-1 with Crystal Palace’s Luka Milivojevic scoring a late late winner deep into added time. PAOK defans oyuncus...
From Getting Bullied to Walking the Runway: How Torrid's New Model Overcame Body Shaming

From Getting Bullied to Walking the Runway: How Torrid's New Model Overcame Body Shaming

Entertainment
Today, Julia Miller is the confident and sunny new face of Torrid. But to reach this point, the clothing brand’s model search winner had to overcome years of bullying for her weight. The 20-year-old waitress from Round Rock, Texas hadn’t thought about her size until her classmates pointed it out in sixth grade. “My weight wasn’t anything that I noticed about myself before,” Miller tells PEOPLE. “I was just a normal girl. I had this incident when I was in sixth grade where kids spit on me and threw food on me when I was on the bus, and that was really just a turning point in my life.” After that, her confidence plummeted. “I started to become self-conscious,” Miller says. “I watched what I wore, because I just wanted to fit in. I was the shy girl in the corner because I didn’t want anyone t