The supportive sister told Whitney that she should go to homecoming anyway, in a display of defiance to her mean bullies. “I told her, ‘You’ve got the courage, you’ve got the strength to go do it, so go do it and have fun,’” Alivia said.
However, Whitney was not that easily convinced. So, Alivia started to rally up support for her devastated sister. A Facebook group named Support Whitney Kropp was established, and before long it had attracted over 96,000 supporters.