15-year-old Amanda Todd's story is enough to make you feel utterly powerless as a parent. The video below, which Todd posted on YouTube about a month before taking her own life earlier this week, describes how years of isolation and cruel bullying from peers affected her. It began after a manipulative online predator went public with evidence that Todd had been sucked into the world of webcam "flashing."
Todd's video is hard to watch, but important. And if you're as moved by her story as we are, please click over to parenting pro Annie Fox's tips on how to talk to your kids about bullying. We parents can do something.