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Colorado Governor, First Lady and Tennis Champion Support Global

September 15th, 2016 by Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and First Lady Robin Pringle Hickenlooper joined Mats Wilander, the former world No. 1 tennis player, at Global’s Dare to Play Tennis Camp Exhibition Day. The day was the culmination of a 6-week camp where athletes with Down syndrome and their typical peers learned the fundamentals of tennis.

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A Global Bromance: J.R. Smith and Brad Hennefer

September 15th, 2016 by Global Down Syndrome Foundation

NBA Champion J.R. Smith and Global awardee Brad Hennefer’s longtime friendship is detailed in the Fall issue of Down Syndrome World™ magazine. The two athletes share how they inspire each other and how the public’s view of them isn’t always the most accurate.

Your Blood Can Improve the Future

September 15th, 2016 by Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Global is taking the lead on supporting the Crnic Institute’s Down syndrome discovery-accelerator platform called The Human Trisome Project BiobankTM.  By collecting just a single sample of blood from a thousand people with Down syndrome we believe scientists will discover treatments or even cures for diseases such as Alzheimer’s and leukemia that are more prevalent in people with Down syndrome.

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