Dwarf Festival – level 2
In South Africa, hundreds of people came to a festival of dwarfism. It celebrated the achievements of dwarfs.
A tug of war and a beauty pageant were among the fun and games. Bernadine Coetzer, the winner of the Miss Dwarf contest, said that you must not be ashamed of how you look and how you are. You must be all yourself.
Organisers hope that the festival helps people understand dwarves.
Difficult words: dwarfism (being very small in size – being a dwarf), tug of war (a contest in which two teams pull at opposite ends of a rope), beauty pageant (a beauty contest).
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