Memphis Albino Teen Turns Anti-Bullying Role Model

Bullying comes in different ways and how you handle it can be the right key. Congratulations on taking the right road to a healthy living!

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(Memphis) A South Memphis teen is hitting the big time this year.

He’s headed to New York City soon to star in a Hollywood film.

The 15-year-old landed the gig after speaking out against bullying.

His skin color once made him a target but is now making him a role model.

“I use it, not as a curse, but a power,” said Rob Darius Brown.

Brown says he found his power in music after years of torment because of the way he looks.

“Albinos, we have no pigmentation in the skin, eyes, hair,” said Brown. “They would call me ‘white boy,’ they would call me ‘Casper.’”

Instead of surrendering to bullying, he turned his suffering into lyrics.

“I overcame bullying, fought with the hooligans,” he says in his rap song called “Heartless.”

He’s appeared on national talk shows, his own music videos, and next year he’s starring…

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