Melania Trump to host screening of 'Wonder' for National Bullying Prevention Month
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Melania TrumpMelania TrumpOnly Trump can fix vaccine hesitancy among his supporters Trump discussed pardoning Ghislaine Maxwell: book Jill Biden appears on Vogue cover MORE is poised to host a White House movie screening for young viewers to mark National Bullying Prevention Month.

A group of 30 Washington-area sixth graders will head to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. on Tuesday to watch “Wonder,” the White House announced on Monday.

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The 2017 film, starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, is based on a New York Times best-seller about a boy living with Treacher Collins syndrome.

“Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade,” according to promotional materials for the movie.

“The movie celebrates October’s National Bullying Prevention Month by highlighting the importance of choosing kindness — a core belief of Mrs. Trump’s Be Best campaign,” the first lady’s office said in a statement announcing the event.

Trump launched her children’s wellness and anti-bullying initiative, Be Best, earlier this year.

The 48-year-old former model said in an interview with ABC News earlier this month, “I could say that I’m the most bullied person in the world.”

“One of them — if you really see what people are saying about me,” Trump said.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVosBiden Education Department hires vocal proponent of canceling student debt Erik Prince involved in push for experimental COVID-19 vaccine: report Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy that hampered probes of student loan companies MORE is also expected to attend the screening.