Watch Tommy tell Oprah the story
After posting the clip of Tommy on Oprah.com, it went viral. Since then, Tommy says he has had a wild ride and has turned a childhood memory into a catalyst for change. "I've been speaking to different groups since that time and with the gay community," Tommy says. "We're trying to get a halt to this bullying."
What's more, Tommy says he ran into the bully at a recent high school reunion. "He apologized, and I accepted his apology," he says.
Oprah says when she told Tommy's story to filmmaker Tyler Perry, she said everyone needs a pink Cinderella lunch box in their life. So, Tyler sent a pink Cinderella lunch box to Oprah.
"I'm going to send it on to you," Oprah tells Tommy.
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