adrionna harris

*When Virginia Beach, Virginia sixth grader, Adrionna Harris (pictured), realized her classmate was self-mutilating, cutting himself, and no teacher or other authority was in sight, she did what she thought was the right thing to do: Take action.

Adrionna took the razor away from the student, convinced him that it was wrong, and threw the razor away.

For an act of such courage and compassion (after all, she could have been hurt) one might think she would get praise from her school, but instead, the middle school student got a 10-day suspension.

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