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March 14, 2013

Produce market to open in Edmeston

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World Down Syndrome Day has been observed since 2006 and first received official sanction from the United Nations last year. The March 21 date — or 3/21 — is significant because it represents the triplication of the 21st chromosome, the genetic cause of 95 percent of Down syndrome cases.

Pathfinder is a nonprofit, residential community that serves more than 90 children and adults who have Down syndrome and developmental disabilities. It offers a day school program for students from area school districts and a summer camp program for young adults.

 

 

 

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