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"21 Thoughts" by Dr. Jerome Lejeune

The father of modern genetics, Dr. Jerome Lejeune, discovered that an extra copy of chromosome 21 was responsible for the condition known as Down syndrome.

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month 2015

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

Keeping Families Together In Difficult Circumstances

Heroes come in unexpected ways.

Stories of Love and Hope

Receiving a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, or another genetic disability can be the start of a dark and fearful time for many families.

At the Pool

By: Angela, 2014
William's Mom
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