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Chase Anichini, Co-Author of Baffle That Bully, Receives Award from The Optimist Club

Children's Challenge Award from The Optimist Club Presented to Chase Anichini Co-Author of Baffle That Bully

We are thrilled to announce that Chase Anichini has received the Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Award from The Optimist Club of Del Mar/Solana Beach in the area of Humanities – Writing/Drama. The Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Awards are given to elementary school aged children who have challenged themselves to achieve excellence in one of six categories (Arts, Community Service, Courage, Fellowship, Humanities, and Science) at a young age. Chase was recognized for taking the negative experience of being bullied and transforming it into something  positive and enduring. She co-wrote Baffle That Bully! to help other bullied children realize that they are not alone and that they have the power to change …

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10-Year-Old Author Teaches Kids How She Got Rid of Her Bullies

10-Year-Old Chase Anichini, Co-Author of Baffle That Bully, holding her book

4th grader Chase Anichini knows what it’s like to be bullied. For more than 2 years she dealt with kids who constantly picked on her, called her names and told her that nobody liked her. She tried ignoring them, she tried reporting them to the teacher, and she tried avoiding them. But no matter what she did, the bullies continued to verbally abuse her. So, Chase realized she had a choice to make: either allow those kids to continue to make her life miserable or take control of the situation. “I decided not to give in,” said Chase. “There was no way I was going to allow those bullies to …

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