This is truly a story of sweet revenge. At the age of 12, Louisa Manning was bullied by an older boy at school. He would call her mean names, like “hairy” and “man-beast.” He made fun of her for being overweight.
Louisa’s body-image issues led to years of eating disorders.
Then, in college, Louisa turned her life around. She got healthy and her confidence bounced back.
One day at a college sporting event, Louisa happened to bump into the same boy who used to bully her — only now they were both 10 years older.
The former bully 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 a letter.
- Barbara Diamond, LittleThings.com