- Here’s a story of revenge in its sweetest form.
When she was 12 years old, Louisa Manning of the U.K. was bullied by an older boy at school. He called her horrible names, like “hairy” and “manbeast.” He made fun of her for being overweight. As a result of the constant teasing and ridicule, Louisa suffered from anorexia for years.
But come college, Louisa turned her life around. She got healthy, she looked great, and her confidence returned. And then one day, during a college sporting event, Louisa happened to bump into that very same boy who used to bully her — only now they were both 10 years older than when they’d first met.
- He had no idea who he was talking to and flirting with, but she knew exactly who he was. In a strange turn of events, Louisa’s former bully asked her out on a date.
That’s when Louisa came up with a brilliant plan. She arranged to meet her former bully at a restaurant for dinner — but she never showed.
- Instead, she asked the waiter to give her date an old photo and letter…
This is Louisa present day.
- She’s a healthy, beautiful, and confident twenty-something woman.
But 10 years ago, life wasn’t so easy. Louisa was overweight, and at 12 years old, she was constantly bullied at school. There was one older boy who was particularly cruel. He’d call her nasty names and mock her appearance. The bullying got so bad that Louisa developed, and later overcame, an eating disorder.
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