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Rally to Send Australian Boy to Disneyland After Bullying Video Goes Viral

9-year-old Quaden Bayles, sobbed uncontrollably in the back of his mother's car and said, "Give me a knife, I want to kill myself."

Bullied at school for his dwarfism, his mother, Yarraka Bayles, posted a heart-wrenching Facebook Live video this week to raise awareness of the impact of bullying. In the video, she said Quaden attempted suicide before.

"This is what bullying does," she said in the video. "Can you please educate your children, your families, your friends?"

And now, what began as a plea has quickly become a movement. The video has been viewed over20 million times since it was posted on Tuesday!

Since then, the boy has received a massive outpouring of support from around the world.

Well-known Australian actor, Hugh Jackman, posted a video message to Twitter telling Quaden, "No matter what, you've got a friend in me."

A Go-Fund Me page set up by U.S. comedian, Brad Williams, has raised over $200,000! He's going to use the money to send Quaden and his mother to Disneyland.

Quaden, who was born with a condition called, "achondroplasia dwarfism," is the face of 'Stand Tall 4 Dwarfism,' a charity set up by his mother to raise awareness and stop bullying.

He has reportedly undergone multiple operations and has been bullied in the past.

Brad Williams who also lives with achondroplasia, said on Twitter that he was "speechless" with the amount of donations received so far, which included air tickets for Quaden and his mom to go to Disneyland!

"This isn't just for Quaden, this is for anyone who has been bullied in their lives and told they weren't good enough," Williams said on the fundraising page. "Let's show Quaden and others that there is good in the world and they are worthy of it."

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