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So Heartwarming — A Model With Down Syndrome Will Be Walking In New York Fashion Week!

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This is so heartwarming!

An 18-year-old model from Australia named Madeline Stuart will walk at New York Fashion Week — big deal, right? Tons of models strut their stuff at the biggest fashion weeks of the year.

Oh yeah, well Stuart is noteworthy beyond other models because she's doing this with Down syndrome, and still dominating the catwalk. Gurl, werk!!!

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Stuart, who's been in high demand as a model across the world this year, recently had a shoot with photographer Erica A. Nichols to show off her looks — ch-ch-check it out (above) and see the gorgeous Stuart, worked on by hair stylists Myo Lai and Yvette Ray, make-up artists Jessica Chu and Mandy Phan, and stylists Daniel Flores and Edith Mendoza.

Stuart looks AH-mazing!!

Madeline's mom, Rosanne, spoke to reporters about the world being ready for her daughter to walk in NYFW:

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Middle School Basketball Players Walked Off The Court During A Game To Defend Bullied Cheerleader

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Such an inspirational story.

An amazing thing happened at Lincoln Middle School in Kenosha, Wisconsin during a basketball game, but it was a whole lot of awfulness that spurred it.

8th grader Desiree Andrews, who has Down Syndrome, was at the game as a cheerleader when a few fans began heckling her from the stands.

Well, three basketball players for the home team — Miles Rodriguez, Scooter Terrien and Chase Vazquez — heard those insults being hurled and they decided to do something about it.

[ Related: "Don't Tell On The Bullies!" Happens To Be Just ONE Awful Piece Of Advice From A Nebraska School's Flier! ]

They walked OFF the basketball court during the game and

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Woman Divorces Husband After He Refused To Send Their Newborn Son With Down Syndrome To An Orphanage

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This is one amazing dad.

Samuel Forrest recently experienced one of the greatest pleasures when he witnessed the birth of his son Leo in a hospital in Armenia.

However, the son was immediately diagnosed with Down Syndrome and it turned out that his wife and her family were NOT going to keep the child and instead were almost immediately going to place him in an orphanage. They made the decision while Samuel was waiting outside of the room to see his son for the first time.

But when Samuel finally held his son, he knew he couldn't do what his wife wanted. So she gave him an ultimatum.

Seriously.

Here's how Samuel explained it:

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​Man With Down Syndrome Graduates College Magna Cum Laude Because Of His Father's Love

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Wow! This is one of the most inspiring stories we've heard in awhile!

26-year-old Ezra Roy was born with Down Syndrome, but that never stopped him from being amazing, and graduating Magna Cum Laude from Texas Southern University.

[ Video: 8-Year-Old Boy With Down's Syndrome Adorably Scores His First Touchdown ]

And it was largely thanks to his father Alvin Roy's devotion, after Ezra's mother abandoned them before he was two years old.

The sacrifices Alvin made are heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time, once you see how everything worked out for the better.

This is a story you must see (below)!

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​8-Year-Old Boy With Down's Syndrome Adorably Scores His First Touchdown And Your Heart Is About To Grow Three Sizes Today

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This is so perezcious we almost can't stand it!

8-year-old Gabe isn't letting Down's syndrome keep him from achieving his goals!

The Wisconsin boy joined his older brother, who is #84, to help Rhinelander High School score a touchdown for his favorite team!

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