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Mechanicsville Resident to be Featured in New York Times Square

Ellie Griffin of Mechanicsville, MD, will appear in the bright lights of Broadway on Saturday, September 17, 2022, as part of the annual National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) Times Square Video presentation. The one-hour video of roughly 500 photographs includes children, teens, and adults with Down syndrome from all 50 states. These collective images promote the value, acceptance, and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in a very visible way. The photo of Ellie was selected from more than 2,400 entries in the NDSS worldwide call for photos. Her photo will be shown on two JumboTron screens in the heart of Times Square, thanks to the support of ClearChannel Outdoor. The two screens are located above Dos Caminos restaurant in Father Duffy Square. The presentation will be live streamed on the NDSS Facebook page from 9:30-10:30am ET on September 17. Ellie is pictured showing off her “All Means All” shirt by Kale Chips Apparel on the Fourth of July reminding us all of our worth and that inclusion matters. The Times Square Video presentation will be followed by the New York City Buddy Walk® in Central Park. The flagship Buddy Walk has taken place in New York City since 1995 as […]

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