Classy Homecoming Queen

“Kristin Pass, an 18-year-old senior with Down syndrome, became Aledo High School’s homecoming queen Friday to a joyous standing ovation and the flutter of a thousand tissues on a remarkable night for an amazing young woman.” Read the full story at the Dallas News: Aledo High seniors pick classmate with Down syndrome as homecoming queen …

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Walking Across Europe for CHARGE

Ruan and Tina de Flamingh are walking 8000km with their dog Akela across mainland Europe from the northernmost tip of Norway to the southernmost tip of Greece. The driving force behind this expedition is the awareness of the often occuring but little known disability called CHARGE syndrome. As they walk into Helsinki after 1700km on …

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