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Beverly Beckham

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A new prenatal test for Down syndrome may mean fewer children like Lucy. A new prenatal test for Down syndrome may mean fewer children like Lucy.
By Beverly Beckham
Globe Columnist / September 20, 2009

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My granddaughter Lucy is six years old and is part of a class of people that is quietly being eliminated in my country. She has Down syndrome, a genetic condition that frightens so many women that 92 percent of those who learn they are carrying babies with it choose to abort. (Full article: 719 words)

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