MR / Little Falls, New York. Portrait of woman (37, Down syndrome) with special needs conducting her music.  an ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) group home.  Her various medical conditions include: being legally blind: detached retinas in both eyes, eye surgery, now has no vision in one eye, and a clouded cornea and rapidly deteriorating vision in the other. Scoliosis: she has had surgery and has a steel rod in her back, but spine is still not straight (is at 60 degrees) because of a small esophagus, which caused frequent choking on food, she had an endoscopy to stretch her esophagus. MR: Bab3 © Ellen B. Senisi

MR / Little Falls, New York. Portrait of woman (37, Down syndrome) with special needs conducting her music. an ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) group home. Her various medical conditions include: being legally blind: detached retinas in both eyes, eye surgery, now has no vision in one eye, and a clouded cornea and rapidly deteriorating vision in the other. Scoliosis: she has had surgery and has a steel rod in her back, but spine is still not straight (is at 60 degrees) because of a small esophagus, which caused frequent choking on food, she had an endoscopy to stretch her esophagus. MR: Bab3 © Ellen B. Senisi

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