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Down Syndrome or Trisomy 21 as it is also commonly known, is a genetic condition that for many years has been shrouded in fear, darkness & shame. There is absoultely nothing to fear, and there never should be any feelings of shame, it is not the persons fault. The only darkness associated with down syndrome is the ignorance many people have towards it.
Basically down syndrome means that a person has one extra chromosome in each of the milions of cells in their body. Instead of 46 chromosomes persons with down syndrome have 47 chromosomes. The extra chromosome happens at the 21st pair, thus TRISOMY 21. It can and does happen to anyone.
When was down syndrome discovered?
The late 19th century John Langdon Down, an english physician, published an accurate description of a person with down syndrome. It was published in 1866 and earned Down the recognition as "father" of the syndrome.
Throughout the 20th century, advances in medicine & science enabled researc...
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