April 5, 2017 | By Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS
Each year, more than 3.2 million students are victims of bullying. Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because they are bullied by their peers. Meet Lewis. As a typical Brevard County high school student, Lewis was active in marching band and AP classes. “I really like music,” he says. “My real passion is jazz band. I play electric bass.” Lewis also was active in ROTC, and he vividly recalls an interaction he had repeatedly with one of his adult instructors.