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Austen from the United States

Austen from the United States

Austen from the United States

I am Austen Babcock.

I was diagnosed with Mosaic Down syndrome when I was born.

I faced many struggles in my life.

I became a student at the St, Johnsbury Academy VT.

When I became a senior at the academy, I made a massive appearance when I spoke in chapel on March,17 about World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD).

I was nervous at first.

I was told by many people that I made them cry.

I asked my high school to wear mismatched socks to support WDSD. 

And guess what? They wore mismatched socks.

That shows that they support people with Down syndrome.

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