New Book Celebrates The Lives Of Children With Down Syndrome

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A new book highlighting the positives of having a child with Down syndrome has just been launched and features the testimonies of families across the UK. The book, Wouldn’t Change A Thing, hopes to dispel the fear that can consume new parents when they receive a …

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“You’re my light in the dark, and it’s a privilege to be your dad. Love always, daddy”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Today concludes Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time, according to The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, when “we applaud caregivers, families, and medical professionals — but most of all, we applaud all the wonderful people with Down syndrome.” All during October we’ve been running many new and previously published stories. This one …

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14 Reasons Why People With Down Syndrome Are Awesome

Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. We’ve been posting new and previously run stories all month. This appeared on the National Right to Life’s BuzzFeed page. Individuals with Down syndrome are precious gifts to our world. Here are just a few reasons why they are so awesome! 1.) They’re pointing out that every …

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The possibilities for babies with Down syndrome are limitless.

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. All month we have posted new stories, like the following, and reposting previously run stories. The next time you hear that the prospects for children with Down syndrome are bleak, I would like you to think about Chloe …

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The perfect opportunity to share the truth about Down syndrome Americans and their lives

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. We’ve been posting stories, new and old, all month. I’ll never forget my eighth grade graduation party. It was held in a restaurant that had a large dance floor at the side complete with a Disco ball. I …

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Actor Shia LaBeouf says co-star with Down syndrome saved his life

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser Peanut Butter Falcon, an independent film starring Shia LaBeouf and newcomer Zach Gottsagen, who has Down syndrome, has made an unexpected splash in Hollywood. A re-telling of the classic Huckleberry Finn story, the film has almost universal critical acclaim, and there are even whispers of Gottsagen being nominated for an Oscar — …

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Women Deserve the Truth about Down syndrome and Pre-natal Testing

By Leticia Velasquez Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time, according to The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, when “we applaud caregivers, families, and medical professionals — but most of all, we applaud all the wonderful people with Down syndrome.” All this month we’ve been running new and previously posted stories. In an age …

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“Not the ‘perfect baby’ that I expected, but she was exactly the baby I needed ”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As our many faithful readers know, each year all through October’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we post new and previously published stories about children with Down syndrome and their wonderful families. Amy Julia Becker is author of “A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny.” …

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No child deserves to die because she has an extra chromosome

By Laura Echevarria, National Right to Life Director of Communications and Press Secretary Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome Awareness month. The following appeared in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share the contents with your pro-life friends and family and urge them to sign up to receive NRL News …

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Stories about babies with Down syndrome illustrate media schizophrenia on abortion to a “T”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time, according to The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, when “we applaud caregivers, families, and medical professionals — but most of all, we applaud all the wonderful people with Down syndrome.” All this month we’ve been running new and previously posted stories. It would be …

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