Monday, December 05, 2011

Smile that melts misconceptions

How Taya, who was born with Down's, became darling of the modelling world

Daily Mail (U.K.)
By Frances Hardy

The camera just loves little Taya Kennedy. Wide-eyed, cheeky, engaged; she brims with the confidence of a natural performer. It is little wonder that she has taken the child-modelling world by storm.

The fact that 14-month-old Taya also has Down’s Syndrome is quite incidental. She was selected, not to fulfil a quota, tick a box or adhere to the dictums of some politically-correct code of positive discrimination.

Taya was picked because, quite simply, she is a star. Read more

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