Boxing in a Hijab – level 1

09-05-2017 15:00

This news is about a girl. She is Muslim. She lives in the USA. She fights in a boxing match. She wears a hijab during the match. She is the first person in the USA to do this.

She loses the match, but it is OK. It is about more than winning. She fights for what she believes in. She believes that all girls must have a chance.

Difficult words: match (a game, a sports event), hijab (clothes which cover the head; clothes worn by some Muslim women in public), during (in the time of).

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