Sunday, March 21, 2010

World Down Syndrome Day

It's March 21st today--which translates into 3/21. Trisonomy 21 of course, is the scientific name given to that which the rest of the world knows as Down Syndrome (the triplication of the 21st chromosone), and today, we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, first launched by the fine people at Down Syndrome International in 2005. No doubt cuties like the little fellow pictured here will go a long way to changing some of the (unfortunately) lingering (and false) perceptions of those who were born with a little something extra. Here's a link to the DSI's official site if you're curious for more info...

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