Tag : Downs Syndrome
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
Indiana Feek title : Joey+Rory = Indy: Terminally Ill Joey Feek Lives to See Daughter Indiana Turn 2 on Feb. 17
summary : As country music singer Joey Martin Feek continues her heart-breaking battle with cancer, she's still counting her blessings this month, and one of them is getting to witness the second birthday of her daughter, Indiana, on Wednesday. Indiana Boone Feek was welcomed into the family on Feb. 17, 2014, with the couple stating on social media that "God has blessed us with a special gift."
date : Feb 17, 2016 09:33 AM EST
Ben Carson title : Amid Reports ISIS Killing Babies With Down Syndrome, Ben Carson Urges Congress to Declare War on Terrorist Group
summary : Amid reports that the Islamic State has issued a horrific new fatwa - or decree - calling for the murder of all children with Down Syndrome and other disabilities, GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson has called for Congress to issue a formal declaration of war on the terrorist group.
date : Dec 15, 2015 05:18 PM EST