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We feel one of the biggest factors driving the abortion of babies with Down syndrome is simply misinformation and lack of exposure. We have yet to meet a parent of a person with Down syndrome who doesn't share that their child is one of the best things that ever happened to them. Inspiration is hard to come by, and time and time again we are told by parents that their child not only showed them how to appreciate the simple things in life, but also inspired them to become a better person overall.
We'd like to introduce you to some individuals with Down syndrome and when you meet them, think back to what you or your other children were like growing up. You'll find many of the same interests and hobbies, which further proves our point that people with Down syndrome are not much different than the rest of us. These are just a few of the amazing individuals we know but we urge you to take the time to meet someone in your community with Down syndrome. We're confident you'll be just as inspired and you will realize that you too can be a parent who proudly shares their child is the best thing that ever happened to them.