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5 Stories of people with Down syndrome inspiring the world during the pandemic

On March 21 we mark International Down Syndrome Day, a time to celebrate all those individuals who have overcome the many obstacles placed before them. In order to honor these more vulnerable members of society, we wanted to share some of the most inspiring stories that have occurred during the pandemic.

These five stories remind us of the incredible drive, talent, and dedication of some extraordinary young men and women:

The Boston baker

Collette Divitto created her own bakery when faced with constant rejection in the working world. Not only is she giving employment opportunities to others with disabilities, she’s inspiring communities by baking cookies to hand out to the emergency services to thank them for their help during the pandemic.

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