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Widow with Down syndrome shows the power of love after husband’s death – CBS News

Kris and Paul met in 1993 and eventually became one of the first couples in the world with Down syndrome to get married Source: Widow with Down syndrome shows the power of love after husband’s death – CBS News

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Man With Down Syndrome Makes History to Be 1st in Ukraine to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree

Graduating from college is a major milestone for many young people. But for Bohdan Kravchuk, from Ukraine, it is all the more so because he has Down syndrome, a genetic condition that causes delays in physical and intellectual development. Source: Man With Down Syndrome Makes History to Be 1st in Ukraine to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree

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Early Results On Alzheimer’s Vaccine Trial In People With Down Syndrome Promising, Researchers Say

“This is the first vaccine targeting Abeta that has been tested in the Down syndrome population,” said Prof. Andrea Pfeifer, CEO of AC Immune, adding that she believes studying the Down syndrome population is critical for developing successful treatments for everyone with Alzheimer’s. Source: Early Results On Alzheimer’s Vaccine Trial In People With Down Syndrome […]

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Sam The Man: Tampa Documentary Chronicles Life With Down Syndrome | WUSF News

Ten years ago, a student made the front page of the Tampa Tribune for winning Homecoming King at Gaither High school. Sam Piazza’s since inspired a movie, Source: Sam The Man: Tampa Documentary Chronicles Life With Down Syndrome | WUSF News

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SHAME: Today Show portrayed Down syndrome in a purely negative light. Here’s what they didn’t tell you.

If the medical community and outlets like the Today Show continue to treat Down syndrome like a tragedy to be avoided at all costs, people will believe it. Source: SHAME: Today Show portrayed Down syndrome in a purely negative light. Here’s what they didn’t tell you.

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Qld couple sue over Down syndrome baby | Daily Mail Online

A couple has been granted extra time to sue a Gold Coast ultrasound clinic and doctor over their failure to diagnose their unborn daughter with Down syndrome. The couple claims they would not have continued with the pregnancy if they had known, and have indicated they will seek damages for child-rearing costs of their daughter, […]

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Amazing Faith: St. Cloud girl with Down syndrome excels, heads to college | News | aroundosceola.com

Heading off to college is a major accomplishment for any recent high school graduate, but it’s even more special for St. Cloud resident Faith Duncan. Source: Amazing Faith: St. Cloud girl with Down syndrome excels, heads to college | News | aroundosceola.com