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Schoolyards have always had its bullies.
One charity, “Roots of Empathy,” is tackling the problem with a tiny but radical idea: babies.
Empathy is seen by many experts to be the antidote to bullying.
A year-long classroom program teaches empathy and kindness by sharing with students the relationship between a loving mother and a dependent, vulnerable infant.
There is evidence this adorable project works.
According to independent research, fighting among children was reduced by 50 percent in participating schools.