"You're all every bit of lovely"
Our young friend, Tiana, heard of a friend's new baby. She heard that the baby has Down Syndrome.
Here is her letter to that family:
My name is Tiana and I am 13 years old.
I have Down Syndrome. I am in Grade 7. I heard you had a baby girl. I am so happy.
My mom said you was to have a baby with Down Syndrome.
I'm so happy. I wanted to tell you. Down Syndrome has extra chromosome. It is special.
When you come to our town maybe I can meet her. I love babies.
I 'd be honoured to see your most beautiful babies face.
There are so many things she can do.
I am a dancer. She can dance.
I dance jazz. Dance jazz too.
I am a rhythmic gymnastic girl. She can do rhythmic gymnastics.
I play soccer. She can play soccer.
I take swimming classes. She can take swimming.
I am playing the piano and the xylophone in band. I will help her practise an instrument.
My forever family loves me.
This girl ... your little girl is a first and forever love. She will be happy and friendly.
I think you are a happy love family.
I hope you have a happy life.
I love to be your friend.
You're all every bit of lovely.