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Down syndrome
used in Fearless

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a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation
  • At the time, Adam's Sunday school teacher had been Wanda Holden, mother of Richie, the boy with Down syndrome he had stood up for.
    p. 69.2
  • Most of the kids headed to the front doors, but three boys stopped Richie Holden, who had Down syndrome, and taunted him by calling him names.
    p. 25.6
  • He went out of his way to give Richie Holden, the boy with Down syndrome, a high-five whenever he saw him.
    p. 28.7
  • If ever a story could come full circle, it was the headstone donated to the Browns by Dick Holden, whose business was making memorial markers and whose thirty-five-year-old son, Richard, was the boy with Down syndrome whom Adam had stood up for in middle school.
    p. 301.9

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