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Amy Julia Becker: My Daughter Has Down Syndrome. Would I ‘Cure’ Her If I Could?

We are walking hand in hand, her small palm nestled snugly into my own, its weight a comfort I have come to take for granted. When she was born, I spent hours gazing at that palm, my eyes tracing the path of the crease that ran from one side to the other, the crease I could not find on my own upturned hand, the crease that served as one more “marker” for the doctors

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