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Sister Sings 'You Are My Sunshine' to Brother With Down Syndrome in Viral Post
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The Utah mom posted a now-viral touching and tear-jerking video of her daughter, Lydia, strumming on her guitar and singing "You are my sunshine," to her baby brother, Bo, who has Down Syndrome.

Lydia, wearing a pink sweatshirt, has her back against the hallway floor, and Bo, in red pajamas, rocks back and forth, looking adoringly at his older sister. It's obvious the two have sung together. Lydia pauses on key words, such as "happy" and "dear," allowing her brother to try and sound out the words himself.

Gray posted the video on Monday as proof that music therapy does wonders. She said Bo, who is 2 years old, only knows 12 words, but that all of them have been learned through "music and singing."

Gray and her husband are both musicians.

Credits: Amanda Bowman Gray
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J9dsmom 230 points
Ellen.  Help bring awareness and have these kids on your show for national Down syndrome day March 21st (3:21).   Our kids are worth it!   Equally opportunity for all.
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Feb 12
Knudsenfamily2017 210 points
Let’s get baby bo and Lydia on Ellen!
+3 votes
Feb 13
Jmlynch61 170 points
I think that is a great idea.
+1 vote
Feb 13
Aochila Jamir 180 points
It's not only cute and adorable but it creates awareness. I also have a 5yr old son with down syndrome and his speech is slow and music is s great therapy.
+1 vote
Feb 13
Stephllocklear 160 points
So precious. They deserve to be on ELLEN
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Feb 15