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“I don’t really see her as any different”

Posted in Attitudes to disability by Matt at WelcometoIllinois on September 23, 2009

Check out this video of Kelly Fitzgerald, one of only two people in New Zealand with Down’s syndrome that have their full driver’s license. It is really inspirational to see how independent and confident she is. Congratulations to Kelly, and also her parents for the way they have raised her.

Her Mum, Edna, has written a book, and says: “We never made any excuses for her… if she could do it, we just encouraged her. I’m pretty proud of her but I’m proud of all the kids and I don’t really see her as any different.”

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  1. Rebecca said, on September 23, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    I shared this with many yesterday. It is an amazing clip. I loved it. 🙂


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