Down syndrome is a condition that is associated with intellectual disability, a characteristic facial appearance, and weak muscle tone in infancy. Sadly, there are a lot of misconceptions and stigma associated with the illness. Even worse, kids with Down syndrome are often victims of cruel Internet jokes. But there are also people who are helping end the stigma associated with Down syndrome. This woman is using photography to show people the true beauty of those with Down syndrome. Growing up with a sister who had Down syndrome, she knows exactly what if feels to live with someone that has this illness. And she says it’s truly a blessing.

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