Following the viral video which saw an Australian boy called Quaden Bayles who was bullied for being a dwarf, American stand-up comedian and actor, Brad Williams has raised almost $200,000 to send the nine-year-old boy to Disneyland.
The 36-year-old celebrity who is also a dwarf himself set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the video of Quaden shedding tears amidst suicidal comments shared by his mother broke the hearts of netizens all over the world.
Mr. Williams, wrote: ‘I’m setting up this GoFundMe to let Quaden know that bullying will not be tolerated, and that he is a wonderful human being who deserves joy.
Quaden’s mother, Yarraka Bayles who highlighted the plight of her son in a video she herself recorded which caught on like wildfire on the internet, was heard narrating the ordeal of her son she makes a passionate appeal to parents, educators and the general public to sensitize their wards against bullying.
In the video, Quaden, 9, who was born with Achondroplasia, a form of Dwarfism, is seen in anguish as he describes how he plans to take his life.
“I’ve just picked up my son from school, witnessed a bullying episode, rang the principal, and I want people [to] know, parents, educators teachers, this is the effects that bullying has, this is what bullying does,” Bayles states in the video.