Sun-Beams is a collection of links to stories, articles, photos, or videos I have come across that I believe will inspire, inform, or encourage you, as well as my favorite photo posted on my other blog, Violet Film, from the past week.
Scientists hit at core of Down Syndrome – Researchers successfully “shut off” effects of the extra chromosome
“Ethical” Stem Cells Bring Down Syndrome Breakthrough – More on the first story – adult stem cells, not embryonic, produced the breakthrough
A Real Happily-Ever-After for Babies With Down Syndrome – Amy Julia Becker’s powerful reaction to the disturbing Jezebel piece on the family who elected to continue their pregnancy following a priest’s appeal for an adoptive family
Support shown for MMA bout between disabled fighters – I really hope this is true support and not something darker.