November 2, 2011

Gorgeous Photo Exhibit of People with Down Syndrome

"An expansive photography exhibition from the United Kingdom aims to change the way people see Down Syndrome." 
These photos are simply beautiful - beautifully taken, beautiful people, beautiful lives full of accomplishments, family and love. You MUST view this short slideshow!

Says the photographer, Richard Bailey:
What one of the main overriding ideas of the whole exhibition is to show that these are individuals.  Our children are individuals.  They can’t be summed up by one little box that says Down Syndrome. [...]  We had somebody who likes to play guitar, we had a [college] graduate, an Eagle Scout, somebody who liked DJ’ing…I think the main thing this [exhibition] shows is for everybody to look at the individual, and not the condition.”

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