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Here's how Prince George celebrated Pink Shirt Day

Did you spread kindness today?
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Proceeds from the sale of pink milkshakes at Carl's Jr. went to Big Brothers Big Sisters on Pink Shirt Day. (via Kyle Balzer)

Pink Shirt Day started as an act of kindness in a small Nova Scotian town, where Davis Shepherd, Travis Price, and their friends organized a protest to wear pink in sympathy for a grade nine boy who was bullied for wearing pink. 

It has now has grown into a movement where people across the country wear pink on Feb. 27 as a symbol against bullying. 

So let's take a look at how Prince George recognized Pink Shirt Day! 

Many group photos of people proudly wearing pink were taken: 

There were some yummy pink treats to eat today: 

 

We saw support from local companies: 

 

We heard from School District No. 57's Board of Education Chair Tim Bennett: 

 




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Hanna Petersen

About the Author: Hanna Petersen

Born and raised in Prince George, Hanna Petersen is a graduate of UNBC. She then abandoned her hometown for the East Coast, graduating with a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in the process.
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