Category Archives: Down Syndrome

Chloe Kondrich, a fighter for people with Down Syndrome

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. When I think of some of the children who make life so wonderful, Chloe Kondrich immediately comes to mind. Chloe is

“Danny’s Downs But Love Is Up”

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

Watch: woman defies Down syndrome stereotypes

“This is me. Take me as I am.” Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The following is reposted from the Jerome Lejeune Foundation. There is a video also at lejeunefoundation.org. Heidi Crowter defies ­common stereotypes

Jamie Foxx shares beautiful interview with his sister who has Down syndrome

By Texas Right to Life Many people know Jamie Foxx as an Oscar-winning movie star and Grammy-winning musician. In a recent interview with Today, Foxx let viewers into a beautiful part of his personal life: his love

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness month.

Yet Roe make it legal to abort Down syndrome babies at any point for any reason By Right to Life of Michigan This month, your social media feed may be filled with adorable photos and videos of

All that my wonderful 19 year old daughter with Down syndrome has become

By Eileen Haupt Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Recently, after posting on Facebook, a photo of my beautiful 19-year-old daughter with Down syndrome kayaking, I got to thinking about the young lady Sadie has

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actress shares sweet photos of daughter with Down syndrome

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and actress Caterina Scorsone is celebrating the life of her youngest daughter, Paloma. Scorsone, who currently stars on the TV show “Grey’s Anatomy,” gave birth to Paloma in

A “World Without Redheads”—what would it be like?

By Dave Andrusko As our many faithful readers know, each year leading up October’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month and all through it, we post new and older stories about children with Down syndrome and their wonderful families.

Protecting individuals with Down syndrome – inside the womb and out

Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The following comes from the Jerome Lejeune Foundation. With the rise of noninvasive prenatal testing, babies with Down syndrome are at greater risk of abortion than ever before. We’ve

President Trump Celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness Month

During Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Melania and I join in celebrating the lives of the more than 250,000 Americans with Down syndrome and those around the world with this condition. Together, we recommit to deepening our understanding

Luke Pardue, Worthy of Life

It has been ten years since we first met Martina Pardue and her son, Luke. Since we last talked to her, Luke has been thriving, growing, and has even become a big brother. When Martina was just

From neglected orphan to successful artist: Sevy’s story

Editor’s note. This is provided by the team at the Jerome Lejeune Foundation. Founded in 1996 by the Lejeune family to carry on the work of Professor Jérôme Lejeune, the Foundation is committed to research, care, and