Becoming Turkey’s first lifeguard with Down syndrome is only one of Irem Oztekin’s many successes. The 20-year old university student is also a professional swimmer with medals won in Turkey and abroad.
Madeline Stuart, the first professional model with Down’s syndrome to make the cut for New York Fashion Week, continues her triumphant journey as a model as another 21-year-old, a Spanish model also with Down syndrome, fulfills her catwalk dream.
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