The SWEETEST Photos You’ll See All Year!

FeatureIMGThere’s something so innocently beautiful about children with Down Syndrome. This genetic syndrome affects thousands of children each year, and it’s very likely that you know someone who is affected by the disability. Still, that doesn’t stop people from discriminating against those with Down Syndrome.

Photographer Julie Willson experienced this discrimination herself when her younger sister was diagnosed, and she now works every day to take pictures of children with Down Syndrome so that the world can see their light, joy, beauty, and happiness. Check out these photographs she took. Who knows, you just might be the reason someone else smiles today.

Without further ado, check out these photographs taken by Julie Willson!

 

#15 Julie Willson has been a photographer much of her adult life. Usually, she takes pictures of children and their families for holiday cards and back to school photo albums. But, she recently started doing things a little bit differently.

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#14 Willson had a younger sister, Dina, who passed away four years ago of Congenital Heart Failure. Dina also had Down Syndrome, and CHF is a very common cause of death in these patients.

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