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Middle School Basketball Players Walked Off The Court During A Game To Defend Bullied Cheerleader

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Such an inspirational story.

An amazing thing happened at Lincoln Middle School in Kenosha, Wisconsin during a basketball game, but it was a whole lot of awfulness that spurred it.

8th grader Desiree Andrews, who has Down Syndrome, was at the game as a cheerleader when a few fans began heckling her from the stands.

Well, three basketball players for the home team — Miles Rodriguez, Scooter Terrien and Chase Vazquez — heard those insults being hurled and they decided to do something about it.

[ Related: "Don't Tell On The Bullies!" Happens To Be Just ONE Awful Piece Of Advice From A Nebraska School's Flier! ]

They walked OFF the basketball court during the game and

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Woman Divorces Husband After He Refused To Send Their Newborn Son With Down Syndrome To An Orphanage

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This is one amazing dad.

Samuel Forrest recently experienced one of the greatest pleasures when he witnessed the birth of his son Leo in a hospital in Armenia.

However, the son was immediately diagnosed with Down Syndrome and it turned out that his wife and her family were NOT going to keep the child and instead were almost immediately going to place him in an orphanage. They made the decision while Samuel was waiting outside of the room to see his son for the first time.

But when Samuel finally held his son, he knew he couldn't do what his wife wanted. So she gave him an ultimatum.

Seriously.

Here's how Samuel explained it:

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​Man With Down Syndrome Graduates College Magna Cum Laude Because Of His Father's Love

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Wow! This is one of the most inspiring stories we've heard in awhile!

26-year-old Ezra Roy was born with Down Syndrome, but that never stopped him from being amazing, and graduating Magna Cum Laude from Texas Southern University.

[ Video: 8-Year-Old Boy With Down's Syndrome Adorably Scores His First Touchdown ]

And it was largely thanks to his father Alvin Roy's devotion, after Ezra's mother abandoned them before he was two years old.

The sacrifices Alvin made are heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time, once you see how everything worked out for the better.

This is a story you must see (below)!

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​8-Year-Old Boy With Down's Syndrome Adorably Scores His First Touchdown And Your Heart Is About To Grow Three Sizes Today

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This is so perezcious we almost can't stand it!

8-year-old Gabe isn't letting Down's syndrome keep him from achieving his goals!

The Wisconsin boy joined his older brother, who is #84, to help Rhinelander High School score a touchdown for his favorite team!

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Channing Tatum Reveals How His Struggles With Dyslexia & ADHD Worsened While Growing Up In A 'Broken' School System!

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We're sad to hear how badly Channing Tatum struggled in school!

As a young student, Channing was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia, a fact that he has been very open about in the past.

[ Related: Channing Tatum Flaunts Magic Mike XXL Bod For T Magazine! ]

Unfortunately for Tatum, his experiences as a student with learning disabilities weren't so positive.

The Magic Mike star revealed:

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MattyB's Song For His Sister With Down Syndrome Is On Its Way To Being A Major Hit! See MattyB's Interview About His Special Sibling HERE!

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Aww!

We always knew this young one was a superstar, but we didn't realize he had a heart of gold, too!

MattyB recently went on the television show America's News Headquarters with his father Blake Morris to join Uma Pemmaraju to talk about his hit cover song of Cyndi Lauper's True Colors and the inspiration behind the making of his version!

His sister Sarah!!!

[ Related: MattyB Shows His True Colors And Spreads A Message Of Love In His Latest Music Video! ]

The original YouTube video of the cover song has nearly six million views, and in the interview MattyB explained why he wanted to make the piece of music that he did.

Here's what he said about his sister who has down syndrome

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MattyB Tells Good Morning America How He Used His Music To Stick Up For His Sister With Down Syndrome!

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MattyB explains to Good Morning America why his True Colors music video was so important!

At this point we all know that MattyB has the musical skills to pay the bills, however, one of his latest music videos is getting everyone's attention for his heart of gold instead of his rapping!!

The 11-year-old recently covered Cyndi Lauper's hit True Colors, and the music video follows his sister Sarah, who was born with down sydrome, and shows the bullying she faces and how she struggles fit in.

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