Teen athletes defend special needs girl being bullied



A few basketball players from Lincoln Middle School from Kenosha, Wisconsin did their community proud when they walked off the court during a game to defend a disabled cheerleader who was being bullied by unknown individuals in the stands.  Her name is Desiree Andrews, and she has Down syndrome.

According JRN.com one player, Miles Rodriguez, said, “When I heard they were talking about her like, it kind of like made me mad.”

Another Lincoln player, Chase Vazquez, said, “The kids in the audience were picking on Dee, So we all stepped forward.”

It’s great to see young people stepping up and doing the right thing.