As October is Anti-bullying Month, we should honor those people for whom kindness is natural. We should 1. learn from their example, and 2. try to root out our own personality defects. We should keep from being bullies.

I write this as a person is trying to be better, because I need to be better.


Erick Peterson is the editor and senior reporter of the Hermiston Herald.

editor, Hermiston Herald

Hermiston Herald editor/senior reporter, I started working for EO Media in August, 2021. I went to college, then abroad. I worked for publications in China, before returning stateside to continue my work as a newspaper editor and writer.

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