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Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking

Incredibly sad and powerful.

WHEN CELEBRITIES READ mean tweets about themselves it can be hilarious.

When young people do the same thing, not so much.

Jimmy Kimmel often gets famous faces to read mean messages about themselves, with President Barack Obama giving it a go just last week.

Source: Jimmy Kimmel Live/YouTube

The Canadian Safe School Network has taken the idea one step further in a bid to highlight how cyberbullying affects young people.

It’s a tough watch.

Source: Canadian Safe School Network/YouTube

The network is currently trying to raise funds to help make schools in Canada safer by reducing bullying and violence.

Watch: Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself*

Watch: The latest edition of celebrities reading mean tweets is the filthiest one yet

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