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Bullied schoolgirl, 15, with Asperger’s Syndrome is escorted to her prom by nearly 300 bikers

A schoolgirl who contemplated suicide due to bullying showed up to her prom with an escort of almost 300 bikers to show the bullies they ‘can’t hurt her anymore’.  

Felicity Warburton, 15, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, was made to feel ‘worthless’ by cruel tormentors from the age of seven and had been terrified about her prom. 

Felicity, who has contemplated suicide due to bullying, showed up to her prom on Monday night accompanied by an escort of almost 300 burly bikers and proved to the bullies that they ‘can’t hurt her anymore’.

Felicity’s mother, Kathryn Warburton, had put out an appeal on Facebook last month asking for WAC Motorcycle Club to attend the prom at the Worcester Warriors Stadium to support the teen.

But Felicity was stunned when hundreds of bikers showed up to escort her and her friend Emily to her prom, revving their engines to applause from Felicity’s classmates and teachers.

Felicity Warburton who has Asperger’s Syndrome, showed up to prom with an escort of almost 300 bikers (pictured with her friend Emily) to show the bullies they ‘can’t hurt her anymore’

Felicity (pictured) who has contemplated suicide due to bullying, showed up to prom on Monday with almost 300 bikers and proved to the bullies that they 'can't hurt her anymore'

Felicity (pictured) who has contemplated suicide due to bullying, showed up to prom on Monday with almost 300 bikers and proved to the bullies that they ‘can’t hurt her anymore’

Felicity's mother, Kathryn Warburton, had put out an appeal on Facebook asking for WAC Motorcycle Club to attend the prom at the Worcester Warriors Stadium to support the teen

Felicity’s mother, Kathryn Warburton, had put out an appeal on Facebook asking for WAC Motorcycle Club to attend the prom at the Worcester Warriors Stadium to support the teen

The appeal read: ‘Felicity has been looking forward to her prom as she feels that this will be the point where she can show them (the bullies) that they can’t hurt her anymore.

‘They have bullied her so much she has even contemplated suicide in the past year, so I really want her prom to be everything she wants and needs it to be.’

Almost 300 people from the club, as well as other kind bikers from all around the UK, turned up to give their support to the teenager.

Her father Rich Morris, 45, from Droitwich, Worcs, said they were hoping for around ten bikers to show up, but were left gobsmacked when hundreds showed up in their droves.

He continued: ‘They kept coming batch by batch until there were so many bikers you couldn’t even see Felicity in the middle of them all.

‘They were even given an escort by a group of ex-police officers and prison guards.

But Felicity was left stunned when nearly 300 bikers showed up on Monday night, revving their engines to applause from Felicity's classmates and teachers

But Felicity was left stunned when nearly 300 bikers showed up on Monday night, revving their engines to applause from Felicity’s classmates and teachers

Almost 300 people from the club, as well as other kind bikers from all around the UK, turned up to give their support to Felicity (pictured)

Almost 300 people from the club, as well as other kind bikers from all around the UK, turned up to give their support to Felicity

 Almost 300 people from the club, as well as other kind bikers from all around the UK, turned up to give their support to Felicity (left)

Felicity's father Rich Morris, 45, from Droitwich, Worcs, said they were hoping for around ten bikers to show up, but were left gobsmacked when hundreds showed up in their droves

Felicity’s father Rich Morris, 45, from Droitwich, Worcs, said they were hoping for around ten bikers to show up, but were left gobsmacked when hundreds showed up in their droves

‘We were blown away. Felicity loved every minute and it was just incredible to see the support from all the bikers.’

Felicity, who has dyslexia, suffered from bullying since primary school, when cruel tormentors would verbally abuse her on a daily basis.

Mr Morris, who runs a digital photography business, said bullies at school would think it was ‘ok to pick on her’. 

He explained: ‘She was abused every day and it crushed her but we felt that after Monday night we could see our lovely, bubbly Felicity really enjoying herself.

‘Proud of her doesn’t even touch it, she’s an amazing girl and she hasn’t deserved any of this, so to see her light up like a Christmas tree was absolutely fantastic.’

Mr Morris said he finally felt like he had his ‘daughter back’ when he watched her ride to her prom on a trike, accompanied by hundreds of bikers.

Mr Morris, who runs a digital photography business, said bullies at school would think it was 'ok to pick on her'. Pictured: Bikers who showed up to escort Felicity to her prom

Mr Morris, who runs a digital photography business, said bullies at school would think it was ‘ok to pick on her’. Pictured: Bikers who showed up to escort Felicity to her prom

Felicity, who has dyslexia, (pictured right with her friend Emily) suffered from bullying since primary school, when cruel tormentors would verbally abuse her on a daily basis

Felicity, who has dyslexia, (pictured right with her friend Emily) suffered from bullying since primary school, when cruel tormentors would verbally abuse her on a daily basis

Mr Morris said he finally felt like he had his 'daughter back' when he watched her ride to her prom on a trike, accompanied by hundreds of bikers (pictured)

Mr Morris said he finally felt like he had his ‘daughter back’ when he watched her ride to her prom on a trike, accompanied by hundreds of bikers (pictured)

He added: ‘When you’ve got someone crunching you down time and time again, you don’t see any good in yourself.

‘To see that smile break out on her face was very overwhelming.

‘The confidence it brought out in Felicity was amazing. Over the last year she’s had constant bullying, the school have done what they can but they can’t do everything.’

It took Felicity a massive 30 minutes to travel the five miles from her home to the venue due to the sheer number of bikers who turned up to support her. 

Dawn Thomas, of the WAC Motorcycle Club, said: ‘We were initially contacted by Felicity’s mum Kathryn to see if we would provide a few of us on bikes to escort her to her prom.

‘There were a few other groups involved and we ended up with over 200 bikes escorting Felicity on the ride of her life.’ 


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