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‘It’s my biggest dream’: Madeline Stuart, 21, hopes to make history as the first model with Down Syndrome to storm the Victoria’s Secret runway – Daily Mail

At just 21 years of age, Madeline Stuart has rubbed shoulders with some of the fashion industry’s…

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Teen with Down syndrome challenging perception of beauty – Runcorn and Widnes World

A YOUNG teenager is striking her best pose to help spread awareness about Down syndrome. Jessica Williams, 14,…

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Attleborough teenager with Down’s syndrome overcomes prejudice to star in BBC sitcom – Eastern Daily Press

From then on acting professionally became the dream but on his journey he has faced prejudice once…

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At New York Fashion Week, a model with Down’s syndrome will remind us all that her life is not a tragedy – The Independent

I’ve always enjoyed gawping at models. At university, I shared a room with a fellow student called…

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Birmingham photographer challenges Down’s syndrome image – BBC News

Nicole Perkins works as a teaching assistant at a Birmingham school for children with learning difficulties. Through her…

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‘This is melting my heart!’ The Undateables fans gush over couple with Down’s syndrome who instantly hit it off on the show – and hail cheeky charmer James as an ‘absolute geezer’ – Daily Mail

Fans of The Undateables viewers have been gushing over a couple with Down’s syndrome who hit it…

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Teenage actor with Down’s syndrome to star alongside the biggest names in comedy tonight – Eastern Daily Press

Thomas Smith, aged 16, from Attleborough, will be starring in tonight’s episode which airs at 8.30pm alongside…

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Spanish model with Down’s syndrome is toast of New York Fashion Week – iNews

A 21-year old with Down’s syndrome has modelled in New York Fashion Week as part of a…

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‘She is shouting out that beauty is everywhere and in everyone’: Model with Down syndrome, 21, walks in eight shows at New York Fashion Week – including one for her own label – Daily Mail

At just 21 years of age Madeline Stuart has rubbed shoulders with some of the fashion industry’s…

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Life insurer sold policy to man with Down’s syndrome using cold call tactics – The Guardian

An Australian insurance company sold life insurance to a young man with Down’s syndrome after calling him…

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Essex Boys Barbers offer cheap haircuts for Down’s Syndrome customers – Essex Live

‘Why shouldn’t people with Down’s Syndrome be able to go out and get their haircut like everyone…

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New York Fashion Week 2018: Model with Down’s syndrome walks the runway – The Independent

A young model with Down’s syndrome has fulfilled her childhood dream of modelling at New York Fashion…

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Preston mum’s fraud fears after £1,200 order for sensory equipment for Down Syndrome twins ‘vanishes’ – Lancashire Evening Post

A mum of two disabled boys says she feels ‘physically sick’ after money raised for the youngsters…

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Manchester pilot for Down’s syndrome running club – BBC News

A running club for people with Down’s syndrome has been set up in Manchester. The group in Didsbury…

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The two gorgeous Welsh primary schoolchildren with Down’s Syndrome modelling for M&S – Wales Online

They may be not even be 10 years old but these two Welsh children are taking the…

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Parents of daughter with Down’s syndrome adopt boy with same condition – Metro

Children with Down’s syndrome are often hard to place into adopted homes. The husband and wife, from…

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Woman with Down syndrome gets dream of becoming flight attendant – Action News Jax

A few months ago, a friendship was born more than 30,000 feet in the air, thousands of…

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A man with Down syndrome pretended to be robbed — to help the police – Washington Post

Elaina Camacho had threatened to slit her wrists and had locked her bedroom door when a Howard…

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The Barcelona studio for designers with Down’s syndrome and autism – Positive.News

People with intellectual disabilities often approach creativity in unique ways. José María Batalla, founder of La Casa…

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Jamie Foxx ‘learned how to live’ from sister with Down’s syndrome – Hollywood.com

Jamie Foxx believes he “learned how to live” from his younger sister Deondra Dixon, who has Down’s…

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Heartwarming moment an IHOP server gifted a man with Down syndrome a ‘Captain America’ name tag after he said that was his name – Daily Mail

A server at a Texas IHOP restaurant made one man with Down syndrome’s feel extra special when…

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Heart melting moment a father, 88, is reunited with his down syndrome son, 53, after a spending a week apart for the first time ever – Daily Mail

Heart melting footage shows the moment a father is reunited with his son who has Down Syndrome…

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This Morning viewers’ hearts melts over incredible story of beauty queen winner with Down’s Syndrome – Metro

Kate Grant is hoping to raise awareness for young people with special needs, after winning a global…

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Teenager Becomes First Person With Down’s Syndrome To Win World Beauty Pageant – Pretty 52

A Northern Ireland teenager has become the first person with Down’s syndrome to win a world beauty…

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Family of Down syndrome man launch lawsuit against care home where he received fatal injuries after getting in a fight over a Halloween candy bar – Daily Mail

The family of a man with Down syndrome who died after a fight over Halloween candy have…

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Little boy with Down’s syndrome wows Gateshead shoppers – BBC News

Shoppers in Blaydon applauded when a five-year-old boy stole the limelight from a busker by joining him…

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World champion swimmer with Down’s syndrome proves anything is possible – Chronicle Live

A teenager with Down’s syndrome has done Britain proud after becoming a swimming world champion. Ellen Stephenson, 14,…

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Teen with Down’s syndrome wins an international beauty pageant for the first time ever – The indy100

Kate Grant was crowned winner at Teen Ultimate Beauty of the World pageant – the first ever…

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Welcome to one of the country’s first Down’s Syndrome running clubs – ITV News

One of the first runnings groups specifically set up for people with Down’s syndrome is taking off…

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Girl With Down Syndrome Inspires Mom to Start Photo Shoots for Disabled Kids – Inside Edition

Jordan Grace MacKeigan, a model with Down syndrome, was discovered thanks to a non-profit, “Changing the Face…

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Pensioner with Down’s syndrome prepares to celebrate his 72nd birthday after surviving for FIVE TIMES his life expectancy – Daily Mail

A pensioner with Down’s syndrome is looking forward to celebrating his 72nd birthday after defying doctors and…

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‘He’s always wanted to be one of the boys’: Heartwarming moment a teenage boy with Down syndrome scores a try during a first grade rugby league game – Daily Mail

This is the moment a young boy with Down syndrome fulfilled his dreams by scoring an astonishing…

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Phoenix pair are in record-breaking, medal-winning form at the Down Syndrome World Championships – Gazette

COLCHESTER Phoenix swimmers Helen Thompson and Mark Holmes produced record-breaking, medal-winning performances at the Down Syndrome World…

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Down Syndrome Association Pantomime Troupe debuts ‘Greased Lightning’ – Houston Chronicle

Dressed head to toe in black, the greaser struts in with a cardboard boombox, pausing to run…

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Meet the high-powered Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome – CBS News

Kayla McKeon may be Washington’s most unlikely powerbroker. As the first registered lobbyist with Down Syndrome, the…

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Weekly tennis sessions for people with Down’s syndrome launched in Shropshire – Shropshire Live

An initiative of DSActive, which delivers sport for people with Down’s syndrome across England and Wales, the…

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Married Down’s syndrome couple choose 23rd anniversary cards for each other – only to get heartwarming surprise – Mirror.co.uk

After more than two decades of wedded bliss and countless special moments, it’s safe to say most…

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Schoolgirl with Downs Syndrome forges successful modelling career age SEVEN – and has already posed for Cbeebies and Disney – Daily Mail

A seven-year-old girl born with Down Syndrome is building a successful child modelling career. Grace Isabella Wharton…

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Time to saddle up for Down Syndrome Ireland – Irish Examiner

Karen Murray talks to a fundraiser who has personal reasons for getting on his bike to help…

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Teen model with Down’s syndrome wins Ultimate Beauty title – Mid Ulster Mail

Kate Grant is “on cloud nine” after becoming the first girl with Down syndrome to win the…

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Society must ‘start valuing those with Down’s syndrome’ – Scottish Catholic Observer

Church joins Catholic mothers in call for discussion on human rights of disabled Catholic mothers have said it…

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Young man with Down’s Syndrome carrying a toy gun shot dead by police – Evening Standard

A young man with Down’s Syndrome and autism has died after being shot by police in Sweden…

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Big Brother Gets Tattoo Of Little Brother With Down’s Syndrome On Arm, He Absolutely Loves It – LADbible

Because this young man with Down’s syndrome reacted in the most amazing way when he saw his…

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Teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World – Belfast Live

Meet the Northern Ireland teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World. Kate Grant, 19, took…

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Heartwarming photo of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome hugging Christopher Eccleston goes viral – as his brother reveals he was ‘on cloud nine’ after meeting his hero – Daily Mail

A heartwarming photograph of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome’s meeting with his hero Christopher Eccleston…

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Family adopted nine Down’s Syndrome children and wouldn’t change it for anything – Metro

A family from Derbyshire who always knew they wanted to help those in care have adopted nine…

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Award winning campaign sets out to change Down Syndrome laws – The Weekly SOURCE

This campaign is the definition of breaking barriers. The goal – to change a law The message – people…

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The World Down Syndrome Congress comes to Glasgow – BBC News

The latest research surrounding Down’s syndrome will be the focus of a global event beginning in Glasgow. The…

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My Son Is Not ‘Special’ Simply Because He Has Down Syndrome – The Mighty

My son and I waited in line to go down a waterslide for his first time; he…

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My Child With Down Syndrome Was Also Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy – The Mighty

I’ve unpacked most of our luggage from vacation. Laundry and dishwasher are both running. I’m now sitting…

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