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The Video Every Dad Who Has a Child With Down Syndrome Should See

Dads are just the best.

In anticipation of Father’s Day, the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, a research and advocacy group for people with genetic intellectual disabilities, released a video honoring fathers of kids with Down syndrome.

The video, called “My Dear Dad,” offers the viewer glimpses into the father-child bond from infancy to adolescence. Shot mainly from the perspective of the child, it honors the important role fathers play in the lives of kids with Down syndrome.

It attempts to dispel prejudice against children with Down syndrome by gently reminding viewers that children with special needs are children above all,” reads the description on the Jerome Lejeune Foundation website.

Enjoy the video below: 


As a special tribute to fathers and their children living with Down syndrome, the Jerome Lejeune Foundation launched a video this week in honor of Father’s Day called “My Dear Dad." Please watch and share this heartwarming video that provides a glimpse into moments shared by a father and his very special son. #MyDearDad

Posted by Jérôme Lejeune Foundation on Monday, June 15, 2015

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