Starter Press for Be Beautiful, Be Yourself

Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s fashion show brings out the stars

Models with Down syndrome, such as 2017 Global Down Syndrome Foundation Ambassador Marcus Sikora, will be joined on the runway of next month’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show by such celebrities as Oscar-winning actress Maris Tomei, Eva Longoria, Joe Manganiello, Tony-winning Denis O’Hare, actor-author-comedian and Global board member John C, McGinley, Jamie Foxx and more. International supermodel and apparel designer Madeleine Stuart will receive the 2017 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award at the glamorous event.

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Marcus’ Interview on WYFF (Video)

It’s all GO around here (and beyond) in the month of October. Last weekend we had a whirlwind trip to Greenville, SC. Where we met up with good friends, old and new, and had some great events.

But what you want to see is right here:

Marcus’ morning interview on WYFF:

Wondering where in Greenville you can pick up a copy of Black Day: The Monster Rock Band?

M. Judson Books and Musical Innovations! 

 

 

 

Video Interview with Marcus

Did you catch this on Meriah Nichols’ blog?

Marcus is part of a great series call “Voices from the Disability Community”

As an ally, I learn so much from these, and we’re delighted Marcus was invited to partake.

Voices From The Disability Community: Marcus Sikora

Marcus Sikora is the first Voice interview via video!

Like a lot of other things he does, he’s breaking ground here.

Check it out herehttp://bit.ly/2yhhLkK

 

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Actor, Singer, PB&J Connoisseur – Introducing 2017 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Ambassador: Marcus Sikora

From the Global Down Syndrome Foundation official release:

As an author, singer, actor and self-advocate, Marcus Sikora has already accomplished more in his life than most other 26-year-olds. Now he’s gathering yet another accomplishment as the 2017 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Ambassador.

When it comes to describing the Nebraska native, many people tend to use the word creative. The description aligns perfectly with Marcus’ ambitions, in 2015 he released his first animated short and children’s book Black Day: The Monster Rock Band to wildly positive reviews.

“I’ve always liked to make stories,” Marcus