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An Unexpected Gift

Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade and the annual march to Washington to oppose the legalization of abortion.  You probably won’t hear much about it in the news because the event doesn’t get much press. Colleen and Ed Lynch’s son, Danny, was born with Down syndrome. God gave Ed and I a wonderful […]

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Family Pride – Josh

Our son, Joshua, was born 13 years ago, and little did we know the gift God had given to our family. Josh was born with Down Syndrome, which left us wondering what to expect. We decided to set aside any preconceived ideas, and believe that Josh could go beyond all expectations. He has proven us […]

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Family Pride – Ellie

Ellie Bartoli – Lose The Training Wheels Camp My daughter Ellie is 13 years old with Down Syndrome. She has two younger siblings who have learned to ride a bike. My wife and I have tried to teach her to ride her bike but have not been able to do so.   When the announcement […]

Nate

Family Pride – Nate

My pride story spans seven years – actually seven snowy winters. We are a skiing family and one of our goals was to have Nate join his brother Dylan, sister Annie and his parents on family ski trips and actually hit the slopes.   My husband Jeff and I had taught Annie and Dylan to […]

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Ronald Nagel – Local Swim Hero & Special Olympian

Ronald Nagel, son of Mr. and Mrs Nagel, is featured in this inspiring piece published in the Marple Newtown Patch. The article talks about his life long love of swimming and his achievements with the Marple Newtown Swim Team. You can view the entire article here.

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Family Pride – Paul Bishar

On July 14, 2011 my sister and I joined a group of people from our church to go to help build and fix up houses for Habitat for Humanity in Ripley, West Virginia. It took all day to drive there, on the way in our rented van we got to know each other. Some people […]

David

Family Pride – David

My son David Perry is a high school football player. He’s stocky and strong, very social and respected by his peers. David also happens to have Down Syndrome.   Our neighbor always told him that he was “built to play football.” As David’s transition to ninth grade and the local high school approached, I asked […]