This Dancer Turned Pain Into Power Through Artistic Outlets.

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), close to 1/2 of all children will experience school bullying at some point while they are at primary or secondary school. And at least 10% of children are bullied regularly.

It’s important to remember that life throws hardships in our direction so that we can find ourselves or start on a different path. Harry Shum, Jr. embraced that journey through the arts. With hard work and determination, he evolved into a confident, happy, successful individual whose life has passion and meaning.

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”— Michael J. Fox

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