A middle school basketball team in Kenosha, Wisconsin was playing a game on court when they heard something upsetting coming from the stands.
Desiree Andrews is a cheerleader at Lincoln Middle School, and she has Down syndrome. When the boys heard her getting bullied in the stands, they decided enough was enough. The team walked off the court to defend Desiree.
“It’s not fair when other people get treated wrong because we’re all the same. We’re all created the same. God made us the same way,” said Scooter Terrien, Lincoln Middle School basketball player.
Since the incident, Desiree has earned a certain level of popularity at school. She no longer walked to class alone. Students have been drawn to her after the upsetting incident.