+131 votes
Sam Rogers, boy with down syndrome gets his shot of a lifetime!!
1,770 views Mar 2, 2015
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Jo Ann Butaud 350 points
I was there.  It was a very special night for a very special young man!  What a great experience and great school to embrace him!
+12 votes
Mar 2, 2015
clkapeller 310 points
Sam is a cool kid with a wonderful family! Not only is this family a model of love and compassion, they demonstrate how recognizing the strengths and gifts we have to offer can help us put our challenges into perspective, and perhaps even diminish the challenges we face.
+8 votes
Mar 2, 2015
anonymous
What an awesome memory for this young man! To all the people who assisted in making this moment happen for Sam, you are to be commended. I love seeing feel good moments such as this!
+6 votes
Mar 2, 2015
maggiebutaud 260 points
Brought tears of joy to my eyes!  What a special moment for sam, one he will always remember!  Props to all of the people that helped put such a special time together!
+6 votes
Mar 2, 2015
Kelly Butaud Rogers 390 points
Thank you everyone for an amazing night!!
+5 votes
Mar 2, 2015
anonymous
Sam is an AMAZING young man! He works as an intern in our office at the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City. He is a very hard worker, dedicated and loyal so I'm not surprised at all by his team mates and classmates wonderful support.
+5 votes
Mar 2, 2015
mrivera47 230 points
Sam, you are the man!
+3 votes
Mar 2, 2015
Jackie Barkie 240 points
What an awesome child from an awesome family!! Hugs to you all......
+2 votes
Mar 2, 2015
vickyheston 190 points
That really brought tears to my eyes.  What an amazing young man.  What a great shot too!!!!  What a wonderful school!!!!
+2 votes
Mar 3, 2015
Erika Burger 190 points
I've known Sam since the 1st grade when I was his para. He's always been an amazing kid and always such a joy to be around. Everyone who knows him loves him. He is truly an amazing young man who continues to shine. Go Sam! ❤️
+2 votes
Mar 3, 2015
Heather Bray
Sam is a cool kid with great family and friend support!  Way to go on the shot Sam!!!
+2 votes
Mar 3, 2015
Kathy6859 190 points
Way to go Sam
+2 votes
Mar 3, 2015
Jim
I was at the ball game and as a 69 year old man it brought tears to my eyes. My granddaughter goes to North and I am so proud of this school.
You have no idea how special it had to make that young man at that point of his life.
+2 votes
Mar 3, 2015
Jo Ann Butaud 350 points
Thank you for your comment.  I can't tell you how much we appreciate your comment!  It was a very special night for Sam and his family!!!  Bless you.
ra_shelzy 190 points
It's great to be an SMN Indian! Nice shot Sam!
+2 votes
Mar 3, 2015
jknapp263
Wish I was there. I agree with the previous comment - Sam is the man!!!
+2 votes
Mar 4, 2015
Sebastian's mommy 105,080 points
#downsnydrome #happy #amazing. What a wonderful story. They said he wouldn't and he did. My #heart is #happy to see this for I #hope one day my #sebastian with be just like him!
0 votes
Apr 21, 2015