I Am Different: 20/20 Explores Unique Teens and Bullying

By ABC News

Oct 6, 2011 1:20pm
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“20/20″ takes you inside one of the most controversial bullying cases of our time: the killing of California eighth-grader Larry King by classmate Brandon McInerney, in this full episode.

In February 2008 McInerney brought a gun to school and shot King in front of their English class. Why? The show examines all sides of this question. But it starts with this: Larry was different. He was exploring his sexuality, sometimes wearing make-up and girls’ clothing.

Here’s a preview:

We’re asking the question, How are you different?

The band Residual Kid celebrates differences in its song, “Can’t Take Me Away,” which is  featured in the show.

Are you different? How so? What challenges have you faced? We want to hear your story.

Here are five young people who are different:
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