Watch Michael Mullins, A Man Born With Down Syndrome, Sing The National Anthem At A Boston Red Sox Game

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My wife sent me a link to this really cool story yesterday about  38 year old Michael Mullins (who happens to have been born with Down syndrome) a die hard Boston Red Sox fan who’s dream of singing the national anthem at Fenway Park finally came true!

Michael really hit a home run with his version of the national anthem (pun intended!) Click play on the video below to see for yourself.

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A Special World Down Syndrome Day Interview With Todd Wagner

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Since March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (children born with down syndrome have 3 copies of their 21st chromosome) we thought it would be fun to do a special extended edition of Real Truth. Real Quick. (A weekly video podcast where we answer questions about life, leadership, and the world we live in in 5 minutes or less.)  I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch the interview with includes myself, my wife, our 3 year old son Noah, and our friend and pastor, Todd Wagner. (Oh, and our little boy in the womb, Jaxten!)

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Milestone Alert: Noah’s An Official Walker!

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If I’ve learned anything from being parent these last few years it’s this; you never know when your child is going to achieve a major developmental milestone! Noah’s been working hard trying to learn to walk on his own. He’s been able to take a few steps on his own for a while now, and he recently learned to stand up on his own, but today, at 22 months old…out of the blue…did something ah-mah-zing….!

Today Noah became an official walker!

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Rion Holcombe, Born With Down Syndrome, Accepted To Clemson University LIFE Program

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Kleenex alert! I recently came across this video of Rion Holcombe, a 20 year old with Down syndrome, receiving an acceptance letter to the Clemson University LIFE program. Hit play below to watch the video. (And you’ve been warned about the kleenex!)

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