Proud Mama Backlashes Cyber Bully of Son with Down Syndrome
By Ma Evelyn Castino Quilas | April 24, 2014 2:44 PM EST
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world!
This is what a proud Mama, Megan Davies Mennes, did when a cyber bully commented on the post of her smiling son, Quinn, who has Down syndrome with the word "ugly".
The English teacher and blogger seriously backlashes to the troll who comes by the username @JusesCrustHD with a lengthy blog pouring out the heart of a loving mother to defend her beloved child.
"The fact that you find my child ugly is one thing. You are entitled to your opinion. But the fact that you intentionally search #downsyndrome to find pictures to insult (sadly, Quinn is not the only victim of your behavior; I came across many other inflammatory responses) is both childish and sad. Your profile is also full of offensive posts and crude statements, all of which points to your own illiteracy," Mommy Megan stated in her blog.
Too young to understand the matter, her son is undisturbed about the Internet troll's comment. But Mother Megan shows concern not just for her child with Down syndrome but also for all other children who have the disability and who also suffer from negative comments like this one.
A staunch advocate for Quinn who was born in 2012 with the disability, Mennes also appeared in a segment at Huffington Post to combat the Internet troll in such powerful way.
During the segment, Mennes mentioned about the very happy day when she snapped the picture of her son and posted it on Instagram. Quinn had been sick for a week. She can't contain her happiness to see her 2-year-old son playing happily in the grass.
She also talked about the power of words, emphasising that trolls should not be ignored for they feed on that kind of behaviour. She stated: "You are not going to insult my child while you insult other children and that what you do say, it does matter."
As an English teacher who always advocated on constantly modeling proper behaviour, Mennes is just happy with the positive reactions from her open letter. "I feel I have the need to constantly let people know that we need to constantly take care of each other," she stated.
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