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14:00 PM | 24 July 2015
by Kelly Jolliff
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Yusol Shim, a student from KyungHee University has been awarded a Cannes Future Lion award for an idea that uses Snapchat to connect struggling bullying victims with healthcare professionals.

Yusol Shim, a student from KyungHee University has been awarded a Cannes Future Lion award for an idea that uses Snapchat to connect struggling bullying victims with healthcare professionals to make help more accessible and private.

Creating a quick and confidential way, in which young people are able to seek help knocks down any barriers that have been created around the subject, in that bullying is quite a taboo subject when talking to the victim. Often they can feel afraid and even ashamed about speaking to someone without the fear that their peer group will find out. 

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