It may be the most legendary monument to the internet's 15 megabytes of fame -- or unintentional infamy: eight years ago, private footage of a heavy-set teenager, spinning nearly uncontrollably while wielding an imaginary-lightsaber, as if in an audition tape for Star Wars, was uploaded to the web and passed around. Within days it was well on its way to becoming the most popular viral video of all time. It's since been viewed by over 1 billion people.
Not as many people know the rest of the story: Ghyslain Raza -- or to the internet,Star Wars Kid -- didn't feel famous, or funny. He felt harassed, the victim of the most visible bullying in history.