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In This Issue

Features
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$2.6 MILLION IN ONE STAR-STUDDED EVENING

Down Syndrome World™ sits down with the visionary behind the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show and learns how the event has become the world’s largest fundraiser benefiting

22

INSPIRING WISDOM

Six-year old model Valentina Guerrero and Lexie Potamkin, former Miss World USA

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A CBS NEWS REPORT ABOUT ICELAND’S PRENATAL TESTING PRACTICES SHOCKS AMERICANS

Learn how three international Down syndrome organizations are taking action.

14

TRANSCENDING CANCER

Learn more about how a leukemia diagnosis inspired 13-year-old Mary Miller to join the fight to change the future for thousands of others.

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THE FIGHT OF A LIFETIME

For Garrett “G-Money” Holeve, mixed martial arts isn’t a hobby. It’s a way of life.

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