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Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student Joshua Perling, a second-degree black belt, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah by hosting an anti-bullying prevention seminar at the school on Oct. 23. Above, over 800 students took the anti-bullying pledge. Right, Joshua, front, and instructor Josiah Hunt. Josh’s team performed a martial arts demonstration and various skits showing bully-prevention techniques and the psychology of bullying behavior.