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January 13, 2010

Young Girl Brings Down Syndrome Awareness to American Idol

Filed under: Uncategorized — by nickelpicklemama @ 12:54 pm

I don’t always watch American Idol, but I’m really glad I caught it last night. My favorite by far was a sixteen year old girl named Maddy Curtis. She is the ninth of 12 children, and her next-older brother has Down Syndrome. Her family also adopted three other boys with Down Syndrome. “They see the world in colors, and we need to see the world that way,” says Maddy. This
young girl really touched my heart. And she sings beautifully! I’ll be tuning in to watch her progress. Check out her audition:

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