10 Celebrities Share Pics of Themselves #Being13 (PHOTOS)

#being13CNN anchor Anderson Cooper recently hosted the documentary #Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens. It was an eye-opening look at the troubling effect of social media on teens. And it resonated with celebrities. Stars like Chris Pratt, Anna Faris, Cher, Wyclef, Shonda Rhimes, and more have taken to Twitter to share photos of themselves #Being13 to raise awareness of the bullying online and hopefully bring about some changes.

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The stats show that we as parents have underestimated how much bullying happens to kids on social media. Entering your teen years is hard enough, and with the added stress of what goes on online, it has become a very challenging time for our kids. While we can't go back in time, we can put this conversation on everyone's minds. That's how we can make a change, make it better for our kids.

This was me #Being13 Find out what it's like for today's 13 year olds online and off. Tonight 9pm on #cnn

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I love that these celebs put their own pics out there of #Being13. We all started somewhere -- we are all different and wonderful in our own ways. It's not all about that perfect selfie. 

 

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