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Jamie Nabozny was verbally and physically bullied throughout his middle school and high school years for being gay, but he eventually fought back. Nabozny won a landmark federal lawsuit against school administrators for failing to stop the harassment. Nabozny shared his story with students at Bemidji High School and Bemidji State University on Thursday. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Bullied no more: Former bully victim speaks out against harassment and violence in schools

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For years, Jamie Nabozny was subjected to unyielding verbal and physical abuse by other students for being gay.

Students at his middle school and high school in Ashland, Wis., urinated on him, called him names like "fag," "queer" and "homo," pretended to rape him during class and when they found him alone kicked him so many times in the stomach that he required surgery.

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