Tag : Down Syndrome
Charlotte Fien Addresses Human Rights Committee title : Down Syndrome Woman Begs Human Rights Committee 'Please Don't Try to Kill Us Off'
summary : Charlotte, also called "Charlie," exhorts people to remember that the only difference standing between her and other people is an extra chromosome.
date : May 30, 2017 06:20 PM EDT
Indiana Feek title : Rory Feek Pens Heartwarming Tribute to Daughter Indiana: 'She's a Gift from Heaven Above'
summary : Months after the death of his wife, Joey Feek, Rory Feek penned a heartwarming tribute to the couple's daughter, Indiana, and referred to the little girl as an incredible "gift" from God.
date : Aug 31, 2016 09:51 AM EDT
Frances Gillett title : World's Oldest Woman with Down's Syndrome Defies Odds at 75th Birthday
summary : As Frances Gillett celebrates her 75 birthday Sunday in England, she is believed to be the oldest woman in the world with Down's syndrome. When she was born in 1941, the average life expectancy for someone with the genetic chromosomal disorder was mid-20s. She also a decade ago battled, and beat, breast cancer and tuberculosis.
date : Jul 30, 2016 03:56 PM EDT
Richard Dawkins title : Pro-Life Groups Rebukes Richard Dawkins for His 'Deeply-Insulting' Comments on Aborting Babies with Down Syndrome
summary : Pro-life groups and parents have expressed outrage at comments made by Atheist Richard Dawkins asserting that babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome in the womb should be aborted, as it is "immoral" to bring such a child into the world.
date : Aug 21, 2014 05:48 PM EDT