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This Woman’s Dad Has Down Syndrome And She Wrote Him A Beautiful Letter To Celebrate His Birthday

“Dad, it took me so many years before I gathered enough courage to face everyone because not all may know the whole truth because it is quite confusing.”

“Back in grade school, I would be picked on and bullied because they said you were different. As a kid I didn’t see you as different, I saw you as my dad.”

“I didn’t understand why they were making fun of me and calling me abnormal. I understood this later on and it made me a coward.”

“But you deserve more than the coward daughter that I am. You deserve love, understanding, patience, and acceptance as any individual with Down Syndrome should.”

“Here I am composing a birthday greeting to you because I’ve never done such a thing. You deserve so much more.”

Instagram; pictured above is Richie with her dad

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