The Daring Ladies Of Deering

Deering High School in Portland, Maine is one of the most diverse schools in the nation and miraculously sees about zero bullying. So when tennis co-captains Anaise and Liva saw Tabarek Kadhim, a tennis player whose family immigrated from Iraq, struggling on the courts, weighed down by her bulky headscarf, they decided to do something about it.

Category: Inspirational

About: A Plus
At A Plus, we believe in the power of positive thinking — and storytelling. To us, positive journalism means looking at the day's events critically, from all angles, and with hope. Our mission is inherent to the stories we share with you each and every day. We were founded in 2014 by actor and technology investor Ashton Kutcher. We are proud to tell a different kind of story. A Plus is proudly sponsored by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. is a growing media company building online video on-demand networks that provide positive and entertaining video content for all screens. We also curate, produce, and distribute long- and short-form video content that brings out the best of the human spirit, and distribute online content through our wholly-owned subsidiary, A Plus.