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Five years ago March 21st was just an ordinary day. Even though we knew Kenzie was most likely going to be born with Down syndrome, we had no idea about the connection to this date. We knew she was gaining an extra chromosome but what we didn't know was that along with that chromosome comes an amazing community full of beautiful friendships and extraordinary individuals. Thank you all for sharing photos of your socks, sharing our video and posts and most of all for advocating and celebrating Kenzie and everyone born with Down syndrome, not only today but everyday. Happy WDSD 2019! LoveEveryChromosome 💙💛❤ downsyndrome dsawareness changingthefaceofbeauty trisomy21 t21 morealikethandifferent lifeisbetterwithyou nothingdownaboutit upsyndrome theluckyfew love wdsd2019 socks

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{21 mar 19} 💙💛 This crew. They spent the day opening the door to every unsuspecting mail carrier, delivery man, or passing neighbor, and yelling Happy Down Syndrome Day at the top of their lungs. See they know that in this house, there’s an open door policy where all are welcome no matter who you are, where you’re from, what your circumstances, or how many chromosomes you’ve got. And on a day like today, the best way to celebrate the six million people in the world with that extra chromosome is to throw open our doors and our arms in a wild welcoming party that expands our circles a little bit farther and our hearts a whole lot wider. worlddownsyndromeday

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Today was a beautiful day. I felt touched and moved by the way the city, my family and friends celebrated World Down Syndrome Day. Most of all I am grateful for how much love my daughter Layla received from everyone at her school beachesmontessori Happy World Down Syndrome Day 💙💛 extraordinary wdsd2019 twentyonedergirl t21 trisomy21 downsyndrome ds downsyndromeawareness theluckyfew downrightperfect upsyndrome specialneeds morealikethandifferent nothingdownaboutit dsdn downmagazine tdot dsat dsdn changingthefaceofbeauty

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Happy World Down Syndrome Day! What a gift Lottie has been to our family. She inspires so much joy in everyone she meets. She is simply perfection and I wouldn’t change a thing about her! I’ve been so touched by the amount of love and support we have received from friends, loved ones and coworkers. It means the world to us! 💙💛💙 • • • • • • • • • • weloveyoualottie downsyndrome trisomy21 t21 dsdn changingthefaceofbeauty downsyndromeawareness theluckyfew upsyndrome morealikethandifferent nothingdownaboutit💙💛 lifeisbetterwithyou lotsofsocks worlddownsyndromeday

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Jordan Grace hopes everyone had a very wonderful World Down syndrome day!

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We had a great day celebrating world Down syndrome day! How was your day? Link of our ctvedmonton interview about inclusion in the classroom in our profile! 💙💛 321blessedmom

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Sweet girl, today we celebrate everything that the textbooks and doctors DON’T tell us about Down Syndrome. Like the sound of your infectious giggle, and your need to say HI & BYE to every single person you see ANYWHERE. Your bossy sassy attitude, and your love of music and killer dance moves. The way you light up any room you walk into, and how every school pick up is like the reunion of a lifetime. My joy, my privilege, and my mission is to show the world just how amazing you are, and how much joy Down Syndrome brings to us, every single day. Happy World Down Syndrome day. You are more perfect than I could have ever hoped for. 321 WorldDownSyndromDay shouttheirworth

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We were able to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with some of Nai’la’s friends and family at a GiGi’s Playhouse Lancaster event. 🙌🏽💙💛 Nai’la’s wdsd shirt and her Grammy’s shirt on pic 2 are both from alilsomethingextra321 embracedifference worlddownsyndromeday morealikethandifferent nothingdownaboutit changingthefaceofbeauty upsydrome t21 theluckyfew savedownsyndrome rockyoursocks downsyndromemom family friends gigisplayhouselancaster mixedbabies mixedkids alilsomethingextra upsydrome futureworldchangers

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Repost verasvictory_t21 with get_repost ・・・ If someone is pregnant with a sweet baby that has Down syndrome, please do NOT say “I’m sorry” 😓 Instead say Congratulations All babies should be celebrated! 🥳👏🏻 This is why we advocate for Vera. For moments like this; To show the world that Down syndrome isn’t scary! It’s not something anyone should fear or be apologetic about. People with Down syndrome are people like you and me! They are beautiful, talented, and amazing! They have dreams and ambitions too! They deserve to be celebrated and acknowledged! They are worthy of life & acceptance! 💛💙💛💙 downrightperfect worlddownsyndromeday morealikethandifferent theluckyfew changingthefaceofbeauty downsyndromeawareness downsyndromeisntscary

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Repost verasvictory_t21 with get_repost ・・・ Did you know there are a few physical traits that are common with Down syndrome? When I was pregnant, they told us a few physical traits they saw on multiple ultrasounds. They told us that she had an absent nasal bone; the way they gave this news made it seem like she wouldn’t have a nose! But turns out she has the CUTEST button nose 😍 They told us that she had shorter arms and legs which is true but doesn’t make her any less capable! We just need to roll her sleeves and pants a little 😄 They told us that she had a thick neck, something we don’t even notice! The point is; Vera is beautiful! She has an extra chromosome which she rocks, she is beautiful, strong, capable and able 💪🏻💙💛 And she has the most beautiful almond shaped doe eyes that sparkle when she smiles and the sweetest pouty lips 😍💙💛 She is perfect the way God made her! verarose downrightperfect changingthefaceofbeauty t21rocks morealikethandifferent preemiestrong heartwarrior tubiebaby downsyndromeisbeautiful downsyndromeawareness

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‘Cuando Dios mira a una mujer con cualidades especiales, sonríe y ordena: -Dale a ella un hijo con desarrollo limitado. El ángel, curioso, pregunta -por qué ella, Señor, si se la ve tan Feliz? Dios responde: -Así es, más no podría darle un niño con alguna capacidad diferente a una mamá que no supiera reír, sería cruel. -Pero, ¿Tendrá paciencia, Señor?, pregunta el ángel. -Yo no quiero que ella tenga paciencia, porque se hundiría en un océano de auto compasión y desolación, respondió Dios, quien sigue diciendo: - Una vez que el impacto haya pasado y el resentimiento se haya borrado en ella, sabrá manejarlo; ya la observé hoy, es segura e independiente, como se necesita en una madre especial. Como sabrás, el niño que voy a darle tiene su propio mundo, y ella tiene que permanecer en el suyo no va a ser fácil, lo sé. El ángel replicó: -Pero Señor, yo no creo que, siquiera ella, siga creyendo en ti después de esto. Dios sonrió y dijo: -No importa, eso lo arreglaré; ella es la mujer adecuada, tiene suficiente entereza, además, -ofreció Dios- es una mujer a quien bendeciré toda su vida, ella no se dará cuenta, pero será envidiada. Sabrá valorar cualquier palabra que salga de la boca de su hijo. Nunca considerará los avances de él como cosa ordinaria; cuando su hijo diga mamá por primera vez, será testigo de su gran esfuerzo y lo amará más; cuando él le describa un árbol o una puesta de sol, los verá como poca gente ve mis creaciones. Nunca estará sola, yo estaré a su lado cada minuto de cada día de su vida, porque estará haciendo mi trabajo con el mismo amor con el que yo lo haría.’ Así exactamente me siento yo de tener a Nachito en mi vida, BENDECIDA. 🙌 Y hoy, en el día mundial del Síndrome de Down me pareció justo compartir mediante este párrafo, lo que siento. gratitud nothingdownaboutit amorincondicional theluckyfew changingthefaceofbeauty love Nacho 💖 diamundialdelsindromededown

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In honor of worlddownsyndromeday, I started stumbling around my “little man” photo album and couldn’t help but share this throwback, tie-dyed gem He’s grown so much😭😭 Is he not the cutest little guy you’ve ever seen in your life?? . And do you mind if I (sentimentally) brag on him for a minute? . This week, he’s been reading to me, saying sentences with the best clarity I’ve ever heard, and crushing every single goal we have for him His sweet smile when I cheer for him lights up my day in a way that’s impossible to describe! Anyone who knows him knows they are lucky to be in his world🌎😍 And I just feel so happy that I get witness his daily achievements! ❤️ shenaniganswithlittleman

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Hoy ha sido un día increíble Estoy impresionada con todo el cariño que recibí de todos ustedes, estoy infinitamente agradecida💛. Me eligieron como referente de inspiración para abrir paso a la inclusión en varios colegios, jardines infantiles y universidades, y eso es impagable🤗 Quiere decir que está sirviendo nuestro granito de arena para lograr un país más inclusivo Así que para celebrar este día tan especial, mis papás me llevaron a tomar un rico heladito al bravissimochile quienes celebraron con nosotros este gran día😋 Les mando un abrazo gigante a cada uno de los que se atrevieron a valorar la diversidad y mostrar que todos somos iguales pero diferentes a la vez usando calcetines cambiados, y a los que no se atrevieron, también les mando un gran abrazo para que empiecen a atreverse 😊🙌. Infinitas gracias a todos ustedes y que pasen una muy buena noche😇💛 sindromededown downsyndrome t21 trisomy21 arribalainclusion unidosporlaexperienciaup downsinmitos diversidad diamundialdelsindromededown changingthefaceofbeauty theluckyfew

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If someone is pregnant with a sweet baby that has Down syndrome, please do NOT say “I’m sorry” 😓 Instead say Congratulations All babies should be celebrated! 🥳👏🏻 This is why we advocate for Vera. For moments like this; To show the world that Down syndrome isn’t scary! It’s not something anyone should fear or be apologetic about. People with Down syndrome are people like you and me! They are beautiful, talented, and amazing! They have dreams and ambitions too! They deserve to be celebrated and acknowledged! They are worthy of life & acceptance! 💛💙💛💙 downrightperfect worlddownsyndromeday morealikethandifferent theluckyfew changingthefaceofbeauty downsyndromeawareness downsyndromeisntscary

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This boy and his books! We take turns reading to each other, it really is one of my most favorite things ever! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ During one of our first DS clinic visits, the developmental pediatrician share with me that making sure with Down syndrome learn to read was one of her big missions. She shared that she has seen 10+ years old that don’t know how to read. I was so surprised! It never even crossed my mind that Will wouldn’t learn to read. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Will it be a slow and steady process? Probably. If he is loving books, who cares how long it takes him to get to the end. He will read book. Heck, maybe he’ll even write books. My warrior will!

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My name is Liam, and I'm 5 years old. I have a mom, a dad, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters who love me. I love playing with our giant dog and our 4 rabbits. I love to stay up late and sleep in, and I am NOT a morning person. I love playing outside, jumping on my trampoline, going to the park, visiting my grandparents, going to the library, and watching YouTube . I love music, and I will enthusiastically sing songs and dance to anything. Bananas, (Gluten-Free) Pasta with red sauce, Rice Chex, Fruit Snacks, and Popsicles are my favorite foods. I HATE having my hair and nails cut, and I cry when I'm scolded. I'm not perfect, but nobody is. I'm loved fiercely and I love just as fiercely. I am very friendly, and will happily talk to everyone I meet. I love to snuggle with my mama, play with my dad, and have sleepovers with my siblings. Llama Llama and Dinosaur books are my favorite. My stuffed deer and my stuffed puppy are my sidekicks, and I sleep with them every night. I love cars and trucks, animals, and musical instruments. Five days a week, I go to Kindergarten, and I spend more than half of my time there in a classroom with my neuro-typical peers. I have a big family and a lot of friends. I'm always out and about in my community. I'm healthy, I'm happy, I'm wanted and I'm needed. Oh, and I just happen to be rocking an extra chromosome. Life isn't all sunshine and daisies with Down syndrome, but then again, the same can be said for parenting ANY . The point is, I really am more alike than different in so many ways! Happy World Down Syndrome Day

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The road is long With many a winding turn That leads us to who knows where Who knows where But I'm strong Strong enough to carry him He ain't heavy, he's my brother So on we go His welfare is of my concern No burden is he to bear We'll get there For I know He would not encumber me He ain't heavy, he's my brother If I'm laden at all I'm laden with sadness That everyone's heart Isn't filled with the gladness Of love for one another It's a long, long road From which there is no return While we're on the way to there Why not share And the load Doesn't weigh me down at all He ain't heavy he's my brother He's my brother He ain't heavy, he's my brother, he ain't heavy Songwriters: Bob Russell / Bobby Scott thehollies brotherlylove brothers lovethem brotherlove

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Happy World Down Syndrome Day, 3/21! We celebrate this day every year on the 21st day of March, because those with the most common form of Ds have 3 copies of chromosome 21, also known as Trisomy 21 This is Wynter and her younger brother Nova (also known as “Bubba”). Pretty much every picture I take of both of them looks like some version of this. 😆 She, picture ready. He could care less. 😜 Wynter is 2.5 years old, she loves pretend play and dress-up, making silly faces to make you laugh, adores her baby brother to death even when he steals her toys + snacks. He has become her biggest motivator and partner in crime. She loves herself more than anyone I know, and expresses her self-love in her mirror every day. She’s extremely social and everyone she says bye to she will also include a pretty sweet hug or kiss. She has the BEST laugh (her fake one is pretty amazing too). And even though she isn’t quite walking independently or saying many words, she gets where she needs to be and is very expressive! There are a lot of things she’s working hard to achieve, and even though she is pretty stubborn and expresses her assertiveness when she doesn’t want to do something, she never gives up and eventually achieves her goal! She is teaching her parents patience, and what it truly means to celebrate and enjoy not just the big moments in life, but the small ones too. We couldn’t be more honored and proud to be her parents. Oh, and by the way she just happens to have Down syndrome. 💙💛 HappyWorldDownSyndromeDay downsyndromeawareness t21 theluckyfew morealikethandifferent nothingdownaboutit bekind shouttheirworth dsdn changingthefaceofbeauty sisterandbrother siblings WynterandNova advocatelikeamother 321

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I can’t even with these two! 💛💙💛💙 Happy World Down Syndrome Day Thanks for sharing mrchasepayton triplethreat21

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Trisomy 21 is smiles, laughs, tears, joy, sadness, ups and downs like all of us. 💕happy national down syndrome day 💕 extrachromosome downsyndrome prince

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Nos levantaremos, nos caeremos, volveremos a intentarlo, lo haremos poquito a poco, nos quedaremos en un “casi” y lo volveremos a intentar, nos caeremos otra vezsonreiremos nos dará igual. Y lo volveremos a intentar, Y lo conseguiremos Y ahora sabemos Que no estaremos solos. GRACIAS A TODOS. cuentamelo_tato cuentamelo_tato graciasatiDMSD19 thankstoyouWDSD19 downaddicts cuentamelo_tato extraordinariost21 cuentamelo_tato sindromededown downsyndrome t21 trissomia21 down t21love downsyndromelove cromossomodoamor inclusion theluckyfew changingthefaceofbeauty downsinmitos nothingdownaboutit downsyndromerocks t21rocks t21love capacidadesdiferentes felicidad trisomy21 happiness downsyndromeawareness pablopineda extrachromosomeextracute soyunniñomas t21rocks trisomia21 downsinmitos masupquedown

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World Down Syndrome Day 2019 💙💛. What a wonderful day we had. We rocked our socks, wore blue and yellow and these amazing shirts came just in time from kenzieschromosomecrusaders! We had a parent teacher conference for Ryder and the Teacher said he is doing amazing. Surpassing what they would expect. After that I took Ryder and Joe to the park. As well walked up ALL of these that were all different ages came running up yelling "RYDER! RYDER!" You guys it was so amazing! All these got to his school and are in all different grades. It seriously feels like he knows half the school and I love that I have gotten to know so many there. They were all headed to daycare but they stopped at the park since it was early release. All of them sat there playing in the sand with him the whole time (scroll to see). It was so fun! Thank you to everyone who rocked their socks and shared their photos with us 💛💙. Use code "Ryder" to get 20% off this adorable loveeverychromosome shirt.

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How cool is this The King and Queen buildings in ATLANTA are celebrating by lighting up blue & yellow. Thank you ATL for spreading awareness for World Down Syndrome Day 💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛 weloveatlanta wdsd2019 awareness worlddownsyndromeday - - - 💛👧🏻💙 downsyndromeangel savedownsyndrome dschildrendeservelife extracutechromosome theluckyfew t21 downsyndrome downrightperfect trisomy21 downsyndromeawareness bornthisway nothingdownaboutit upsyndrome specialneeds changingthefaceofbeauty t21love promoteDSresearch specialneeds advocate dontscreenusout differentisbeautiful morealikethandifferent t21love

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