Thursday, August 2, 2012

Mexico 2012 World Down Syndrome Day

For the 2012 World Down Syndrome Day (21 March), the mexican postal authority released a stamp featuring the painting by Lorena Velez entitled "The Monarch Butterfly" (La Mariposa Monarca), for which the reproduction could be purchased at the John Langdon Down Foundation School of Fine Arts site. John Langdon Haydon (18 November 1828 - 7 October 1896) was a British doctor who described the relatively common genetic disorder of Down Syndrome.

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