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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

Features
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JOSH PECK AND CONNOR LONG

Connor Long, advocate, athlete and actor and Josh Peck, actor, author and social media influencer, have too many passions and success stories to count. They
attribute their success to the same mindset— Connor’s personal motto: “I don’t get nervous, I get excited and I get prepared.”

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COURTNEY GAINES “CAN DO ALL THINGS”

Courtney Gaines is always on the move. At 20 years old, she’s already inspired important legislation in her home state of Oklahoma. Now, she’s channeling her star quality to provide representation for African Americans with Down Syndrome in media.

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DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF ATLANTA

Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta’s story offers a masterclass in collaboration. Executive Director Sheryl Arno shows what’s to gain from asking questions, calling
colleagues in, and checking your ego at the door.

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STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT TO ACCELERATE BREAKTHROUGHS AT
THE CRNIC INSITUTE

The Crnic Institute has acquired new equipment used in lifechanging Immune System Dysregulation Research in people with Down syndrome, thanks to
congressional funding secured by Congressman Jason Crow.

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