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A young fashion model with down syndrome

An inspiring portrait of Madeline Stuart, a young 18-year-old Australian girl with down syndrome, or trisomy 21. Despite her difficulties, as much from her illness as from the eyes of others, Madeline Stuart decided to become a fashion model, breaking the codes of the fashion world. A beautiful revenge on her illness but also on the people who since childhood have not considered her as a person…

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