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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 here: http://bit.ly/2yhhLkK
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 said. “One day, I had an idea
Last week Google led me to a letter written by a 5th grader that rocked my world. The letter was a state level winner of the Letters About Literature contest sponsored by the Library of Congress. It was written to author Beth Vrabel about her book, Pack of Dorks. I was previously unaware of this chapter book series. Although I don’t know how, because they appear to be immensely popular and also includes a touch of diversity within their stories. Letter About Literature Contest The Library of Congress website Read.gov about the contest: Students are asked to read a