Boy with Ds inducted into the National Honors Society

I had written an article a while back for about having high expectations and pushing the limits.  Today I read a wonderful, inspiring story that reinforced my belief in expecting the best from our children whether they have 46 or 47 chromosomes.

John Marrs, a young man with Down syndrome, was recently inducted into the National Honors Society at his highs school.  For those of you who have heard of the NHS or were perhaps even members know what an amazing achievement this is.  Can I hear a "whoot whoot"?!  Congratulations John!!!!

John Marrs Inducted into Honors Society



  1. Whoot! Whoot!

    I haven't visited your blog until today! What a wonderful post for me to see!

    I have a 22 month old with Down syndrome. I am your newest follower!!

  2. Hi April and welcome! I am happy that you got to read such an inspiring article :) John Marrs is such an inspiration. Anyway, I hope to learn more about your and your little one.


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