All over the world people are born with Down syndrome, but it makes much difference where you grow up as a downie. Next week in Metropolis we will visit world citizens with Down syndrome.
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Babu was born in Pakistan with a chromosome too much. In some parts of the country they think that people who have Down syndrome are some kind of holy people. Babu is pampered. He for example gets clothes and money from his neighbours. But there are also some disadvantages of his handicap, because he will never be able to work or go to school, since there are no special facilities for him.
Our TV show is broadcasted on August 9 at Dutch TV channel Nederland 3 at 08:55 pm. Reports will be available online at the same time.