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Q16: Writing With Grace

Writing With Grace

McFarlane accompanies Grace and her family to the World Down Syndrome Congress in Vancouver in August 2006.  She has a typical reaction to being immersed in the conference setting. “…here Grace is the norm and Jessica and I are not.”

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Q14: Writing With Grace

Writing With Grace

Q 17.  McFarlane talks about attending the Canadian Down Syndrome Conference in 2011. In a session moderated by Gail Williamson (the disability community’s top talent agent) she meets Gail’s son Blair and Lauren Potter, two actors who have Down syndrome. 

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Q6: The North Side of Down – Chapter 5

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

Nancy talks about having to step in after her mother’s death. She says that she doesn’t resent her siblings, but readers may doubt that based on what she writes. Have you ever felt resentment about your responsibilities as a caregiver?

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Q1: North Side of Down – Acknowledgements

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

Nancy has a long list of people to thank and she shares with us specifics about what she appreciates the most about each one. Have you ever thought about who has helped you on your journey as caregiver? What are

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