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- Dr. Joseph Wright pediatrician, senior vice president, Child Health Advocacy Institute at Children's National Medical Center.
- Lee Hirsch Sundance- and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, directed the documentary "Bully."
- Kelby Johnson a gay teenager from Oklahoma whose story is featured in the documentary "Bully."
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