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This is a father’s story about how having a child with Down syndrome set him on a journey of discovery in patience, acceptance, and unconditional love.

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CODE: INF071

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In 1987, newlyweds Paul Austin (a medical student) and Sally (a nurse) were happily looking forward to the birth of their first child and excited about their future together. Instantly knowing that something was wrong, a doctor rushed their newborn daughter from the room. Almond-shaped eyes, a single crease across the palm (instead of three), and low-set ears were all indications that baby Sarah had Down syndrome.

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