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Boy with Down syndrome stars in television ad for luxury UK retailer

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A 4-year-old boy sporting a distinguished cardigan and bow tie ebulliently races toward the camera, leading a pack of kids, in a holiday television ad for the prestigious UK retailer Marks & Spencer. With smiling eyes and loads of natural charm, Se… [Read More]

High school athletes help Down syndrome boy become homecoming king

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Here’s a story that will make you smile: Last Friday night a high school senior with Down syndrome stepped onto his San Diego high school’s football field sporting a black tuxedo and a homecoming king crown. Ivan Mendoza, 18, circled the Crawford H… [Read More]

Down syndrome baby lands swimsuit modeling job

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A 10-month-old baby named Valentina Guerrero is the new lead model for Spanish swimwear designer Dolores Cortés’ 2013 children’s swimsuit collection, DC Kids, according to MSNBC. The baby girl graces the cover of the new Dolores Cortés US… [Read More]