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The gift of life

Sonya was born with one extra chromosome in each cell. Some say she's special. She says she has Down syndrome.
She does have a special friend. Her name is Sonia. They both live in Chicago. Her friend is the daughter of one of my first cousins. Because of Facebook I've gotten some small glimpses into Sonya's life through postings on Sonia's Facebook page.
Read the entire column in the March 28 Advance.

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