Sibling Stories

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Sibling experiences are rich and profound, and with common threads beyond the diagnosis of their brother or sister; therefore, we offer them without categorization.

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Jennifer- Sibling: Down syndrome

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Jennifer has a little sister that has Down syndrome. She also got a darling son with Down syndrome, when she married her husband. Jennifer talks about how her sister shaped her life, influencing what Jennifer studied in school and who she eventually married.

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Down syndrome. She also got a darling son with Down syndrome, when she married her husband. Jennifer talks about how her sister shaped her life, influencing what Jennifer studied in school and who she eventually married.">

Posted October 2017 under Down syndrome- Trisomy 21, Sibling Stories.

Nathan-sibling: MPS II Hunter syndrome

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Nathan’s twin brother was born with MPS II Hunter syndrome. When Nathan was 3 years old he started to notice that his brother was different than other people. Nathan had to learn accept the public stares and questions he would get. His brother has inspired him to start a public online support group for siblings like him, called Siblings With A Mission.

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Nathan's twin brother was born with MPS II Hunter syndrome. When Nathan was 3 years old he started to notice that his brother was different than other people. Nathan had to learn accept the public stares and questions he would get. His brother has inspired him to start a public online support group for siblings like him, called Siblings With A Mission.
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Posted September 2017 under Sibling Stories, Twin Pregnancy.

Will-Sibling: 3 Siblings with Disabilities

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Will has 3 siblings, all of whom have a disability. His sister, Heidi, has Down syndrome; and is brothers Barrett and Fritz have Autism.

Will opens up about how it’s been being their sibling.

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