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Madeline Stuart, Model With Down Syndrome, Now Has Her Own Doll

Madeline Stuart, the 18-year-old model with Down syndrome from Brisbane, Australia, whose photos went viral back in May, has now been immortalized in the form of a toy.

The Madeline Stuart doll was made by Western Australian artist Veronica McRae as a part of her company, The Cubby House Kids, which gives used dolls a new, more childlike makeover.

The one-of-a-kind doll is 9.5 inches tall and comes with hand-made and specially designed clothing and shoes. It is available for sale on eBay and the proceeds will benefit InsideOutside, a nonprofit dance company that provides education and performance opportunities for people of all ages, with or without disabilities.

Here she is to bid on, The original Maddy Doll, hand made in my honour, the money raised will go towards a dance group I...

Posted by Madeline Stuart on Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Since Stuart’s modeling photos went viral, she’s been contacted by many fashion companies and has been traveling all over the world to model, The Daily Mail reported.

We’ve had a lot off offers and Maddy is loving it, but it hasn’t fazed us much,” Maddy’s mother, Rosanne Stuart, told the outlet. “That’s not what it’s about for us. We want to change people’s perspectives on intellectual disability but what’s important is our daily routine and just being happy.”

Check out some of her recent modeling work in the photos below: 

Another beautiful photo from Lulubelle Photography Thank you charli

Posted by Madeline Stuart on Monday, June 29, 2015

Please ShareAnother beautiful photo from Lulubelle Photography Charli for my beautiful make-up

Posted by Madeline Stuart on Monday, June 29, 2015

This is a new story about me, so if you want to know some personal details not written before please read and share.

Posted by Madeline Stuart on Tuesday, June 30, 2015


To bid on the Madeline Stuart doll, go here. Visit Madeline Stuart’s Facebook page to keep up with her.

Related: Fans of Model With Down Syndrome Make Big Request to People Magazine

Image via Wikimedia Commons/Madelinemgmt

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