Today is World Down Syndrome Day – a day set aside to focus on the special individuals who are born with Down syndrome. It is a day to cherish their uniqueness and their importance to the human family .
Today is also a day to challenge the twisted thinking of those who believe that a genetic diagnosis of Down syndrome should be a death sentence requiring abortion prior to birth. Such nihilistic attitudes of genetic cleansing have permeated society, not only here in America but around the world.
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