Champion Gymnast With Down Syndrome Becomes A Model, Paving The Way For Others Like Her

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Everyone is born with their unique striking beauty. 25-year-old Chelsea Werner from Danville, California was born with Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal defect (1 in 700 babies) that delays physiological and intellectual development.

Chelsea was introduced to gymnastics at the age of four to help her develop strong muscles because most people with Down syndrome suffer from low muscle strength. Chelsea showed remarkable gymnastic talent and later went on to win four Olympic championships in gymnastics.

Chelsea has now been recruited as a model by We Speak, an international fashion agency aimed at encouraging people to love their bodies and never be shamed by the way they are. . .

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