LAKE ORION, Mich. -

Students around metro Detroit took a stand against bullying on Friday.

Nearly 13,000 students in Oxford and Lake Orion participated in special events as part of “Stand for Change Day.”

The students formed words outside their schools to send a message against bullying.

RAW VIDEO:Aerial video of students forming message

The completed message read: “Be the change you want to see in the world. Oxford and Lake Orion join together to stand for change.”

SLIDESHOW: Sky 4 over students' message

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