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Walk raises Down syndrome awareness

UP photo by Vy Nguyen
UP photo by Vy Nguyen

The Arc of Greater Beaumont hosted theseventh annual Buddy Walk, established in 1955 by the National Down Syndrome Society, for Down syndrome awareness, at the Event Centre, Oct. 27. The one-mile walk was open to partcipants including people with Down syndrome, families, friends and any supporters. The walk highlighted and celebrated people with Down syndrome, their abilities and achievements. The event raised a total of $121,100 for Down syndrome at this year’s walk with 57 teams signed up. On Saturday, the sun shined, and the participants wore their best smiles.

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