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American Girl Catalog Features 4-Year-Old Model with Down Syndrome: ‘It’s a Big Deal’

 Ivy Kimble (R) / American Girl
Ivy Kimble (R) / American Girl

When the October American Girl catalog launched, fans saw little Ivy Kimble in its pages just like any other model, wearing a sparkly red dress as she held her baby doll close.

But Ivy’s presence in the catalog marked a special moment, as the 4-year-old has Down syndrome.

“It’s a big deal for her,” her mom Kristin Kimble told WLS-TV. “There’s not a lot of print or media with a lot of kids with Down syndrome . . .”

Read more by Rachel DeSantis at People

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