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Changing the World

I shared this article with Marcus:

“16 People With Down Syndrome Changing the World”

He replied with “Yes, I am.”

This article from The Mighty rocks with some big-time accomplishments and names, including the Marcus Sikora. 🙂

On our Facebook Page – we encouraged everyone to share about the person with Down Syndrome you know – who is changing the world!

Check out the full article on The Mighty Here.

Look Who’s on Yahoo Celebrity Lifestyle News!

The article begins…

“Several celebrities walked the red carpet and the runway in the 10th anniversary “Be Beautiful, Be Yourself” Fashion Show Saturday, Oct 20. The crowd cheered and mingled with the likes of Colin Farrell, Jeremy Renner, Heather Graham and more!

What makes this event especially impactful is the transformation of star-power when the models take to the runway.

This photo is a great example. I mean come on! That guy in the background, he’s cool and famous and all (award-winning actor John C. McGinley) but I think we can all agree that Kate Winfield

Let’s Talk and Share

Recently, Marcus and I spoke at an educational event held at UNO in Omaha, hosted by our local Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands. 

We shared advocacy videos and stories told about and with advocates, focused on the ideas and “voice” of self-advocates, and the power of good storytelling.

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Here is a list of the links we shared, plus several others we promised to share: the Advocacy Links we shared in the session.  (Click to download the list via a word doc to your computer.)

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While you’re here, some extra’s! The short blog that went