I’m reminiscing today because later this week I plan to join some business colleagues at a White Sox baseball game, it got me thinking about our few, yet powerful, baseball experiences. Like the time Three years ago Marcus threw the opening pitch at our local baseball field. I think he nailed it. It was a fun game with other DSA families. I also got “locked out” of Facebook that day for sharing too many photos, I guess…? I don’t know, actually, but here’s the video Facebook made anyway
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
Wow – The Last Four Short Years…
Marcus in his Downs Design Jeans as we head to Denver – June 2014
When I think of Marcus’ first audition to model at the “Be Beautiful, Be Yourself” Fashion show, I marvel at how far he has come. Back then he struggled to give a real smile and moved stiffly across the stage. What a journey!
Still, some attitudes from his first audition continue to be true today. That night in 2014 when the audition ended, he walked from the theatre and said,
An amazing lineup of celebrities and advocate models will rock the runway at the 10th Anniversary Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, the single largest fundraiser for Down syndrome research in the country.