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Sheri from South Africa

Sheri from South Africa

In 2022 I would again like to live a full life, by working full time in the Lettie Fouche School as an assistant teacher and also as a part-time co-presenter of my own radio program. I would very much like to again motivate people by giving presentations nationally and internationally. I would also like to…
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Alishba from Pakistan

Alishba from Pakistan

20-year-old Alishba expresses herself through visual art. She classifies her work as “abstract expressionism”. Her work has been appreciated locally as well as internationally. She has the honour of having her artwork exhibited at The Feminist Library (London), invited as a guest artist by ArtRooms (London) and exhibiting her solo art show in Zari Gallery (London). Alishba’s works were…
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The Haider family from Pakistan

The Haider family from Pakistan

My son is 11 years old. He needs help to use the washroom and with eating. There is not a good school here to give him an education. My dream is for him to learn to be independent regarding his diet and use the washroom. Unfortunately, he has been born in a country where he…
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Adit from Indonesia

Adit from Indonesia

Accepting my destiny as a child with Down syndrome certainly is not easy for me or my family. But, I chose to be grateful for what I am by doing the best I can. I chose to show my interest in music by playing the drums, slowly developing my skills. Now, I aspire to be…
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Haseeb from Pakistan

Haseeb from Pakistan

God bless my baby boy named Haseeb. Haseeb is in his 5th year and is going to perform the best activities, in different points of view. He is weak in speaking. The best way to promote awareness of Down syndrome is for people with Down syndrome to share their own stories in their own words.…
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My son

Margaret, a mother from Kenya

I am a mother of a 21-year-old son with Down syndrome. Being in the teaching profession has exposed me to the details of Down syndrome and how to handle the situation. Unfortunately, I have encountered misery with regard to policy and practice with regard to children with Down syndrome. In 2022, I wish to begin…
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Syeda from Pakistan

Syeda from Pakistan

“I want to see this world more inclusive, helpful and accessible for individuals with Down syndrome in 2022. I am a visual artist by profession. I am looking forward to painting more paintings and promoting my message of Social inclusion around the globe through my art.”   The best way to promote awareness of Down…
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Jojo from the United States

Jojo from the United States

I am a happy and healthy 12 years old boy living with Down Syndrome. I love music and dance. I like to make people laugh. I am looking forward to being able to ride a bike next summer and learning to swim. I wish for a 2022 full of kindness and blessings. Be happy! The…
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Jeferson from Brazil

Jeferson from Brazil

“Best wishes of peace, happiness, wisdom, kindness and joyfulness.” The best way to promote awareness of Down syndrome is for people with Down syndrome to share their own stories in their own words. If you have a message that you would like to share with the world, please click here: What would you like to…
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Marcelo from Brazil

Marcelo from Brazil

Feel emotions, take a deep breath, live intensely and wear sunscreen! The best way to promote awareness of Down syndrome is for people with Down syndrome to share their own stories in their own words. If you have a message that you would like to share with the world, please click here: What would you…
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