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Beverly Beckham

An extra chromosome isn't awful

By Beverly Beckham
November 20, 2005

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The words are ugly in the 1952 Funk & Wagnalls Standard Encyclopedia. Trisomy 21, called Down syndrome now, was called mongolism then, and the description of the condition was graphic and cruel and wrong. (Full article: 768 words)

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