Bullied Gallatin Boy To Be Featured In Country Music Video
Country music singer Kane Harrison talks to NewsChannel5 while shooting segments for a new music video.
Singer/songwriter Kane Harrison watches as parts of a new music video about bullying are filmed.
by Jason Lamb
GALLATIN, Tenn. - A bullied boy from Sumner
County has been picked to be featured in a country music video.
Bryson Woods, age 13, has dealt with bullying at two Sumner county
schools. A Facebook page dedicated to stopping bullying in Sumner County
schools in support of Bryson has gathered more than 1,100 followers.
Media attention of Bryson's struggle caught the attention of country
music singer/songwriter Kane Harrison. The Australian singer decided to feature
Bryson in an upcoming music video for a song about bullying.
The new music video, aimed at preventing bullying, will feature
said he wanted to show Bryson and his brother, Benjamin, tackling one of the
most complex things in a young person's life.
"They're true survivors of bullying and they're just kids out there
trying to have as much fun as they can," said Harrison.
the music video was shot at Bryson's house Sunday, featuring Bryson's answers
to tough questions about being bullied.
Harrison said he hoped his video would bring attention to the
problem he said faces too many kids in schools.
"I think as a songwriter and artist, of course we can't do it
all the time, but when we get the opportunity to stand for something we believe
in, I think we should," Harrison said.
Bryson's mom, Kim Woods, hoped the video would help her son heal,
but would also motivate more kids to reach out.
"I hope it gives them the courage to go to their parents or to go
to authorities and say, ‘This is happening to me – I need help,'" said Woods.
of the song that Kane has written is called "Slow Burn." The video will
also feature pictures of young people who have committed suicide as a result of
Facebook: see the "Stop Bullying" page set up in support of Bryson.