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Rick Scott declares this week ‘Down Syndrome Awareness Week’

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It’s already Wednesday, but that didn’t mean it was too late for Gov. Rick Scott to declare the week of March 14-18 Down Syndrome Awareness Week. Scott’s office declared the designation Wednesday afternoon, along with a formal proclamation with the force of law marking out this week as one in observance of the developmental disorder, which affects nearly 400,000 Americans and their families. “I’m proud to recognize this week as Down Syndrome Awareness Week in Florida. Every individual in our state should have…

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