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Special Project
From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards


Finalist in Teen Activism

About Hope

Jason Harris is just an average 17-year-old boy living in a small town in the United States. He aspires to save lives, inspire, offer support, listening ears, and to raise the public awareness of bullying, self harm, and suicide world wide through his Twitter account @bulletproofh0pe. Jason uses twitter to tweet relatable and inspiring tweets to his followers. When he created this account he had one goal. That goal was to reach out to people all over the world and help them get through their struggles through the experiences of his and give them hope for a better day and to over come their struggle. He strives to reach out to his followers and raise the public awareness of suicide and self harm. He stays active with his followers by tweeting daily and messaging them to listen and talk to them about their problems. With his account he offers support and assure people that they are worth more than self harm and that they are strong enough and deserve this life. Jason believes his account is unique because he is always there for his followers when they're in need of help. He is just a small town boy but this account has given him the opportunity to reach out world wide and save lives. To this day he willing to talk 24/7, has saved 29 lives, and won a Jefferson Award.