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Peruvian man could be first person with Down syndrome elected to public office

Previously the first person with Down syndrome in Peru to get a university degree, Bryan Russell is now looking to take on corruption in his country. Source: Peruvian man could be first person with Down syndrome elected to public office

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In a first, Peruvian with Down syndrome runs for parliament – LahainaNews.com | News, Information, Lahaina and Western Maui, Hawaii — Lahaina News

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Bryan Russell has Down syndrome and does daily speech exercises, putting pens and corks in his mouth to help build up low muscle tone there. He is also waging a longshot bid to become a national Peruvian lawmaker, going door to door in Lima to ask for votes. Russell, 27, wants […]