McDonald’s worker with Down syndrome celebrates 30 YEARS in the job

A McDonald’s worker with Down syndrome has been delighting customers at Northmead McDonald’s, Sydney, for 30 years. Russell O’Grady, 48, (pictured 1986) is now a local hero in the town. Russell O’Grady, 48, first donned the fast food restaurant’s uniform in 1986 when he was just 18-years-old. Now, 30 years later, he is a local…

In a first, Gerber names boy with Down syndrome ‘Spokesbaby’

An 18-month-old boy with Down syndrome has been named by baby food maker Gerber as its “Spokesbaby” for 2018, the company said on Wednesday, an action hailed by advocates for people with the genetic condition. Source: In a first, Gerber names boy with Down syndrome ‘Spokesbaby’