Monday, March 12, 2007

Couple With Down's Syndrome Shines On The Dance Floor

The dance floor is a great equalizer! Blake Peacock and Carly Ziesemer, students at the Fred Astaire Studio in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, have Down's Syndrome but that doesn't stop them from dancing! They're like any other couple in the studio, learning the waltz, push pole, and fox trot so far.

"I know that Blake and Carly have grown up in a world where a lot of time they get kind of negative feedback from their surroundings and people tell them that they can't do something and that they shouldn't be able to do something and not even to try but these guys have over and over and over again in their lives decided that they wanted to do something and gone out and succeeded in it," said Elle Cardana, their instructor.

Read more about this wonderful couple.

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