Former face of Obamacare says she was cyberbullied

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cyberbullying seems to be everywhere with mean kids using computers and smart phones to gang up on other kids.

Sometimes it ends badly, as it did with these two Florida girls charged in connection with the suicide of another girl, apparently the victim of several months of online bullying.

Now, it seems, this wife and mother also is a victim of cyberbullying. Her name is Adriana.

We remember her as the first face of the ill-fated Obamacare Web site when it rolled out last month.

And in her case, it started out innocently when she volunteered to use pictures of herself and family to promote Obamacare on the Healthcare.gov.

She told ABC News that she didn’t get paid in money, but she did get paid in ridicule and abuse before the Department of Health and Human Services removed her face from the site, “As a kid, I never went through that. But now I am. It’s some sort of bullying.”

In case anyone asks: no, she’s not an American citizen.

She’s Colombian, but she’s a legal resident applying for citizenship.

Her husband is a U.S. citizen and they have a 21-month-old child.

And, in case anyone asks, she is eligible for Obamacare, but she hasn’t signed up, or more correctly, she hasn’t tried to sign up, and she doesn’t know if she will.