Down right perfect day to spread Down syndrome awareness - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Down right perfect day to spread Down syndrome awareness

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon to STEP UP for Down Syndrome. 

A walk hosted by the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South brought out more than 3,000 people! The walk is a part of the largest disability awareness event in the Mid-South. 

STEP UP was a one mile walk that led participants around the beautiful grounds of Christian Brothers University. 

Mobile users: Click here to see pictures from the event.

Activities included a family picnic, petting zoo, children's activities, inflatables, and team prizes. 

The walk helps spread the message that people with Down syndrome lead meaningful lives. 

Right here in the Mid-South people with Down syndrome are accomplishing amazing things everyday.

October is Down Syndrome Awareness month. Click here to learn more about other Down Syndrome Awareness events going on this month in Memphis.

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