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Jonny and Maddy

In February of 2010 on Season 9 of American Idol, it was hard to miss a young, 16 year old contestant with an incredible spark. But the moments when that spark really lit up was when Maddy Curtis spoke about her family. Maddy is from a family of 12 and has 4 brothers with Down Syndrome! “Those four boys bring out the best in every person they meet.  They see the world in colors, and we need to see the world that way," Maddy said in an interview on the show. Her mom first told her about the high abortion rate of babies with Down Syndrome just one year earlier, “I couldn't stop crying because ...[Read more]