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Lily

Australia Down syndrome

Things Lily’s diagnosis didn’t tell me;

It didn’t tell me that Lily would make me laugh every single day. That she would love to sing and dance and enjoy nothing more than making people laugh and have fun. That she would learn to read and write and have a love of learning. That she would love to swim and go to the beach and surf with her dad. That she would be able to brighten a room with her smile. That she would teach me patience and compassion and to appreciate what truly matters. That she would open my mind to a whole new world of neurodiversity.

And most of all it didn’t tell me how much love I would have for this little girl. I am so excited to see what the future will hold for her and I am so grateful she is mine!’

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