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From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards

It Gets Better ♫♪♥

Finalist in Teen Activism

About It Gets Better ♫♪♥

A 16-year-old girl named Eleni Bernier once created a Twitter account but without a particular reason. When she found out that her best friend and herself were depressed, she decided to use her account to help people with depression, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, self-harm, etc. She always believes she could make a difference and change the world to make it into a better place. Tweeting in her third language, she daily tweets inspirational quotes and pictures to help her followers and to make people realize that bullying is not okay and that society isn't what it should be. Everyone should know that they're worth recovering and she constantly helps her followers via direct messages face their fears and struggles. She lives in Montreal, Quebec, so she's not too close to most of her followers, but she would love to meet some members of her twitter family someday. She hopes that one day bullying will not be as present in our society in order to have less suicides every year. For the past year, this account was used to reach out to people all around the world and help them with their daily struggles. She doesn't consider her followers like followers, she considers them as members of her huge family and she loves them and cares for them with all of her heart. She usually tweets things that she can relate to or that affect her, but at the same time, she knows that her family will relate to them as well. She's always here to help anyone in need and she tries her best to inspire them.

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