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Down Syndrome World provides easy to read, entertaining and informative stories on Down syndrome research and medical care and the incredible work of our self-advocates.

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In This Issue

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THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON: A MUST-SEE INDIE FILM

Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival, audiences fall in love with Zack Gottsagen, a Global Down Syndrome Foundation Q-Award winner. The key to the movie’s success? Friendship.

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WHAT FAMILIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MOYAMOYA DISEASE

This rare disease is significantly more common in children with Down syndrome. Understanding symptoms and early detection could save a life.

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DOWN SYNDROME GUILD OF DALLAS

The Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas prides itself on offering programs that allow members of all ages to connect.

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MEET CC MULLEN, 2019 GLOBAL AMBASSADOR

At Global’s AcceptAbility Gala, CC Mullen and her family were honored as the Ambassador Family for their incredible advocacy work in bettering the lives of people with Down syndrome.

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WHO’S THE BOSS?

Blake Pyron became the youngest business owner in Sanger, Texas, when he opened Blake’s Snow Shack in 2016. He’s one of the state’s only business owners with Down syndrome.

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