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Down's Syndrome Awareness Week

Today (March 18) marks the beginning of national Down's Syndrome Awareness Week. Its aims is to increase greater understanding of visual acuity and what it means for people with Down's syndrome.

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Mansfield artist sells painting for Down's Syndrome Awareness Week

Budding artist Katie Rickersey, has sold her first painting following four years of art classes.

Katie, who lives with Down's syndrome, is selling her work and donating the money to the Heart & Sold project, which inspires people with Down's syndrome to take up visual arts.

She told ITV News Central that she loves going to classes.

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