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"The R Word" -Just call me Matt.
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In honour of World Down Syndrome Day yesterday, this was posted on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RuthAnneforOakville/) with overwhelming response. Please watch and let's work together to get rid of the "R-Word"!

Ruth Anne McAuley:
Today is World Down Syndrome Day.

My daughter, Mairi, was frustrated with students in her Grade 9 class who continually used the "R" word to tease each other.

So she made a short video, and after showing it to them said,

“When you use the R word, you not only hurt the young man in this video, you hurt me...because this is my big brother.”

Here’s to my son Matt rockin’ that 21st chromosome!!
53 views Mar 23, 2016
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