A UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SHOP – BRINGING TO LIFE THE T-SHIRT DESIGN OF A YOUNG FLORIDA VOL FAN… AND DONATING ALL THE PROCEEDS TO CHARITY. KRISTIN BUT THE “VOL SHOP” – NOW WARNING BUYERS TO BEWARE OF OTHER STORES SELLING THE DESIGN AND TRYING TO MAKE A PROFIT OFF OF IT. IT ALL STARTED LAST WEEK… AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER IN FLORIDA POSTING A PHOTO OF A STUDENT’S HOMEMADE VOLS SHIRT FOR THE SCHOOL’S COLLEGE COLORS WEEK… SAYING HE WAS BULLIED FOR HIS HAND-DRAWN LOGO. BO: VOL NATION IMMEDIATELY RALLYING BEHIND HIM. THE CAMPUS STORE “VOL SHOP” CREATING A T-SHIRT BASED ON THE STUDENT’S ORIGINAL DESIGN. SIX ON YOUR SIDE’S ELIZABETH KUEBEL – JOINING US NOW FROM CAMPUS – WHERE STUDENTS ARE CONTINUING TO TAKE INSPIRATION FROM THAT STUDENT’S STORY. ELIZABETH? ELIZABETH: YEAH TAKE A LOOK AT THE ROCK – IT’S PAINTED RIGHT NOW WITH THE EXACT DESIGN THAT STUDENT DREW ON HIS HANDMADE SHIRT… THE DESIGN THAT THEN BECAME AN ACTUAL T-SHIRT. A CLEAR INDICATION OF HOW VOL NATION CONTINUES TO RALLY BEHIND THIS STUDENT AND HIS STORY… AND THE MESSAGE IT REPRESENTS. THIS IS THE PICTURE THAT STARTED IT ALL. A LITTLE VOLS FAN FROM FLORIDA – BULLIED FOR HIS HOMEMADE DESIGN… HAS INSPIRED AN ACTUAL T SHIRT. 13:38 EVERYONE CAN RELATE TO THE STORY AND THAT MAKES IT EVEN THAT MUCH MORE IMPORTANT THE VOL SHOP – NOW SELLING THE SHIRT THAT SPARKED SUPPORT FROM VOL NATION… THE RESPONSE HAS BEEN OVERWHELMING. 14:55 ITS BEEN SO GREAT THAT ITS CRASHED OUR WEBSITE PROCEEDS FROM SALES GO TO AN ANTI BULLYING CAMPAIGN CALLED STOMP OUT BULLYING… BUT THE VOL SHOP OFFICIALS WARNING NOT EVERY SELLER HAS THAT INTENTION. 17:10 WE’RE SEEING POP UP SHOPS ALL OVER THE INTERNET, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, IN GARAGES, PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE MONEY / 16:42 NO ONE ELSE HAS APPROVAL TO PRINT. WE HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE MOTHER, THAT IS THE ONLY ONE THAT HAS RECEIVED ALLOWANCE TO ACTUALLY PRINT THE DESIGN BECAUSE THE VOL SHOP SAYS FOR THEM, THIS ISN’T ABOUT ANYTHING MORE THAN SERVING AS A CHANNEL TO SPREAD SOME GOOD. 18:50 HOPEFULLY WITH ALL THIS ATTENTION, PEOPLE WILL BE A LITTLE KINDER AND SHOW A LITTLE MORE LOVE A POWERFUL MESSAGE AND STORY — AND AS TOMMI SAID, ONE THAT HAS CERTAINLY GARNERED LOTS OF ATTENTION… WE’VE SEEN THIS NOW MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES… SHE EVEN TOLD ME TODAY IT’S EXPANDED TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES. IN FACT – THE VOL SHOP IS OPENING UP INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING FOR THIS PROJECT – SOMETHING THEY TYPICALLY DON’T DO – BECAUSE OF THE OUTCRY OF PEOPLE WANTING THIS SHIRT IN OTHER COUNTRIES. LIVE ON CAMPUS, EK WATE SIX ON YOUR SIDE. BO: ELIZABETH, THANK YOU. IF YOU WANT – YOU CAN BUY A T-SHIRT ON U-T VOL SHOP DOT COM. WE’RE TOLD THE WEBSITE IS UP AND RUNNING… IT’S JUST REALLY SLOW BECAUSE OF HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ON THE SITE – SO HAVE SOME PATIENCE. KRISTIN: THE VOL SHOP SAYS THEY WILL START SHIPPING OUT ONLINE ORDERS OF T- SHIRTS ON WEDNESDAY. IN THE LAST FEW MINUTES WE LEARNED PRE- SALES OF THE SHIRT HAVE REACHED MORE THAN 16,000. BO: COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER LUKE BRYAN WILL PERFORM AT BLACKBERRY FARM. BRYAN PLAYED A SOLD-OUT CONCERT AT THE RESORT A YEAR AGO. THIS CONCERT IS SET FOR DECEMBER

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