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Join Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome for a celebration at the Colorado State Capitol!

March 20, 2019

The Global team, self-advocates, and other organizations serving the differently-abled will enjoy a fun photo op followed by announcements and light refreshments on 3/21.

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Looking ahead to World Down Syndrome Day

March 16, 2019

World Down Syndrome Day is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. It is on March 21st for a reason. Individuals with Down Syndrome have three copies of Chromosome 21.The President and CEO of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation along with reality TV star Megan Bombgaars visited the Denver7 studios to talk about World Down Syndrome Day.

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‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’s Shia LaBeouf, Zack Gottsagen And Filmmakers Talk Non-Cutesy Authenticity Of SXSW Film

March 15, 2019

The easy explanation of Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz’s The Peanut Butter Falcon would be that it is a Mark Twain-esque adventure of a grimy small-time criminal and a man with Down syndrome who has run away from home with dreams of becoming a professional wrestler.

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‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’s Shia LaBeouf, Zack Gottsagen And Filmmakers Talk Non-Cutesy Authenticity Of SXSW Film

March 15, 2019

The easy explanation of Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz’s The Peanut Butter Falcon would be that it is a Mark Twain-esque adventure of a grimy small-time criminal and a man with Down syndrome who has run away from home with dreams of becoming a professional wrestler.

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Variety SXSW Film Review: Shia LaBeouf in ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’

March 9, 2019

Shia LaBeouf plays an outlaw fisherman who takes a wrestling-obsessed young man with Down syndrome under his wing in this good-natured road/raft-trip movie.

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Society for Experiential Graphic Design ArtHouse Design Creates New Brand for Global Foundation

February 4, 2019

Extending their partnership with nonprofits supported by the Sie family of Denver, ArtHouse Design (Denver, Colo.) recently completed the rebranding phase of a comprehensive identity package for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, “Global.”

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Fox News Insider ‘I Want to Change People’s Hearts’: Man With Down Syndrome Goes Viral for Pro-Life Testimony

February 1, 2019

A man with Down syndrome whose 2017 testimony before Congress went viral is speaking out again amid the ongoing debate over states loosening abortion laws. In Oct. 2017, Frank Stephens headed to Capitol Hill to plead his case against elective abortion for babies with Down syndrome, and movingly declared, “I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living.”

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Townhall Man With Down Syndrome Whose Testimony Went Viral Says He Wants to Make Abortion ‘Unthinkable’

February 1, 2019

Frank Stephens, an actor, advocate, and adult living with Down Syndrome, spoke with Fox News Friday about the recent push from Democrats for more extreme abortion legislation allowing abortion up until birth.

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Villager John J. Sie to be inducted into Colorado Business Hall of Fame

January 23, 2019

Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain and Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce will induct seven into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame when they present the black-tie evening Jan. 31.

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