Remembering Thomas Vander Woude’s sacrifice
To memoralize Vander Woude’s sacrifice for his son, the Jerome Lejeune Foundation is building a perpetual fund to support therapeutic research for those living with Down syndrome. An organization called Angels in Disguise has provided the initial gift for the fund. With World Down Syndrome Day this Saturday, March 21, it is a good time to be reminded that all people, regardless of their abilities, have inherent and immeasurable dignity and worth.
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